If you get served with civil papers do you have to sign?
I'm not an attorney but don't sign anything until you know what it's about. If you can ...seek counsel, but definitely educate yourself and contact the clerk of the court for the court where these civil papers came from and ask about the complaint, allegations, pleadings, etc. and get all the court forms or the packet for that issue that are available from the clerk of the court. And find out what " motions " are and where and when to use them.
You do not have to sign them, however the person serving them on you will file an affidavit saying that he/she did serve you and that will be proof enough that you were served. Your signature is not required to prove to a court that you were served otherwise people would just refuse to sign. Some courts require that some type of description of the person being served be included in the affidavit, just in case that person lies about not being served.
If your spouse does not sign the divorce papers in the state of Florida can i make the divorce final on my own?
You may be eligible for a default divorce if your spouse refuses to sign the papers when served. There is usually an amount of time each state gives to sign the divorce documents when served and return. If after that amount of time (usually 30 days) documents have not been signed and returned, a default divorce might be in order.
It is his right not to sign the papers. If you cannot amend them to his satisfaction, file them as a 'Contested' divorce and have them served to him along with a summons of court date. He will have to appear in court to explain why he would not sign them. If there are citizenship matters involved, then you probably need an attorney to help you through the situation.
Check with your attorney to see if the papers are served. Or check with the server that you used to serve the wife. When the divorce papers are served the server has to report it to court that the papers have been served so check the court records if your attorney is not available to answer your questions.
Yes, you can because it is not necessary for a spouse to sign divorce papers in New Jersey or in any other state. A complaint for divorce is filed and a summons issued. Both are served on the other spouse, who then has a certain time to answer the complaint. If no answer is filed and if the papers had been properly served, the plaintiff will be allowed to proceeds to try to prove his/her…
Call the Rehab facility and ask the administrator if a sheriff's deputy is capable of serving a patient at that center. If they are not, then you will need to send the papers as a certified letter. They have to sign the letter to accept it, so mailing it as restricted and putting your name on the letter will be the best way to get them to sign it. If it is signed, they are…