What does a counter-petition look like?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  What does a counter-petition look like? State:  Arizona Answer:  Generally speaking, a Counter Petition looks very similar to the original Petition which is the form that states in legal terms that a party is seeking a divorce (or some other relief). Different states may use different terms for such a document. In most states, the Counter Petition will simply be a pre-printed form containing various boxes which the respondent...

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Filing for Divorce : Part Two

Aug 8, 2012 by

Summons and Petition The first step in is filing a Summons and Petition in court. You can get these forms from the local courthouse. The price for filing these papers varies from state-to-state, but the cost is usually under $100. The Summons and Petition is a three-part form. The Summons announces that divorce papers have been filed in court. The Petition has two parts. The first part identifies the individuals involved such as the divorcing couple and any children they have. The second part...

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