Divorce Decree

Aug 8, 2012 by

Your divorce is not really complete until you have a divorce decree in your possession. Signed, sealed and delivered. Well, not really sealed and maybe not delivered either, but your divorce decree must be signed by a judge and filed with the County Clerk’s Office. When that happens, you are officially and legally divorced. The decree is the divorce court’s formal order setting forth the terms and conditions that apply in the termination of your marriage. Also known as a final...

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Requesting a Divorce Decree

Aug 8, 2012 by

Even if you have paid an attorney thousands of dollars and spent weeks in a courtroom battling over settlements, you will not be officially and legally divorced until you have a divorce decree signed by a judge and filed with the county clerk in your possession. A divorce decree is the court’s final ruling that sets the terms and conditions for the termination of your marriage. The decree states the court’s exact instructions on how issues concerning property division, child...

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Filing a No-Fault Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

No matter what state you live in, the first thing you need in order to file for a no-fault divorce is the proper paperwork applicable to the jurisdiction you live in. All the states have different rules, requirements, and paperwork concerning filing for a divorce. Despite the fact that documents from different states may seem basically similar, your paperwork will not be accepted by your County Clerk if they are not the exact documents required and are completed correctly for the specific...

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Do You Really Need a Divorce Decree?

Aug 8, 2012 by

The answer to the question posed by the headline of this article is yes. Without a doubt, you do need a valid copy of your divorce decree in your possession. A divorce is not complete until a divorce decree has been signed by a judge and filed with the County Clerk’s Office. Once that happens, a divorce becomes official and legal. After the decree is signed, dated and filed at the local courthouse you will need to keep a copy in your own records. You can get a copy of the decree from your...

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