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Do you have to have both spouses signatures for divorce in Georgia?


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2006-04-12 15:41:52
2006-04-12 15:41:52

If the other spouse cannot be found then an advertisement in the town last known to live in newspaper is usually the norm for a divorce with only one signature.


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If you are talking about being signed by the spouses, then no. Before a divorce is final it has to be approved by a judge. The judge actually grants the divorce, your signatures only show that you both agree to the divorce.

If you're in the US, no, both signatures are not required, although it's generally easier/quicker if you have both signatures.

Yes both the spouses must read and understand the agreement very carefully before the divorce is signed by both , so there want be any misunderstanding later

In migratory divorce,one or both spouses went to another jurisdiction in which divorces were more liberallygranted.

No both the parties will have to sign the divorce papers.

No.... If the none attending spouse doesn't contest to the divorce. Also if one of the spouses does not show the spouse that shows is granted what they request in the divorce proceedings

No you see both the husband and wife , must sign the divorce pape r to make it legal.

The state of Georgia does not require any reasons for divorce, and the courts try to make the process as painless as possible for both parties. Divorce is allowed when the partners have separated for more than a year prior to filing for the divorce.

No you can not . both the couple must sign the papers to make the case proceed.

You would have a conflict of interest by signing the divorce papers for both parties. Your spouse must sign his own name.

In principle, if none of the spouses is Dominican and/or is living in the Dominican Republic; both spouses agree to the divorce; both will sign the necessary documents and one of the spouse will fly to Dominican Republic to appear at the divorce hearing, than the answer is yes. In any case, as each divorce is different from all the others, we will need more information about the couple willing to file for divorce in Dominican Republic. Please feel free to email us at info@dlawyers.com. In the meantime, you can read more about the Dominican divorce process at www.dfastdivorce.com

A divorce decree cannot alter the rights of the original creditor. The court can decided who gets the asset, but the both spouses remain liabile to the creditor.

The other country can approve the divorce if both spouses, in and out of the specific country, are in agreement about divorcing one another. A divorce can also be received in a different country but not recognized until the return of the couple to their home country. Also, some countries will allow divorces without or without the other spouses consent if the reasons are permitted.

In most states filing for divorce is not going to get the other spouse out of helping to pay bankruptcy debts. Many states have a communal property law that states both spouses are liable for debts, both during marriage and during a divorce.

Divorce is a legal proceeding. It cannot be done in an Ex Parte manner. BOTH parties must appear.

With divorce rates rising, it is important to understand the cause behind this. Around 17% of divorce is caused by extra-marital affairs on the part of one or both of the spouses.

You can, however, it requires that you file an answer to your spouses Complaint for Divorce and include a cross-complaint for divorce. If either through mutual consent or an order of the Matrimonial Court, either party can ultimately be granted the divorce even though the end result is that both parties are obviously divorced from one another.

In the state of Virginia, spouses can file for a fault or 'no-fault' divorce. The difference between Virginia and other states' divorce laws is in Virginia, both parties must agree to the divorce if there isn't anyone 'at fault' (desertion, bigamy, a felony conviction).

One can apply for divorce in Maryland if one or both spouses have lived in Maryland for at least a year. One can visit the Maryland Department of Family Administration website to acquire the necessary forms.

In the first application for a divorce only one signature will do but finally on the final form both the wife and the husband should sign , then only will it be of value .

Yes. Either spouse can contest a divorce. A contested divorce is one in which both spouses cannot come to an agreement on all the issues relating to the divorce, or in which one spouse does not want to go through with the divorce. Common issues that spouses cannot agree on include child support and alimony, as well as property division. If these issues cannot be resolved and remain contested, the divorce will proceed to court. It should be noted that the court will not make you stay in a relationship you do not want to be on but your spouse has an equal opportunity to be heard in a court of law.

Typically, after the initial divorce petition is filed and served on the other spouse, a divorces will take an addition six months or less to be finalized. However, if both spouses are not in agreement the process will obviously require more time.

If both spouses own a home, then any real estate agent who is doing his or her job will not list a home without both spouses signing the listing agreement. Likewise, if both spouses own a home, then both spouses must sign a contract to sell the house.

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