In the Philadelphia region, there are four major ways to file a divorce, but filing in person can be more difficult.
If you’re not in the area and you need a divorce lawyer, you can call 1-800-972-4333 or visit the National Divorce Center at 215-872-1112.
In a couple filing together, your lawyer can also assist you with all of the filing steps.
In the Philadelphia areas, a few common ways to get a divorce:You file in person.
Your lawyer will file the paperwork, but it’s usually the same as filing a complaint with a judge or hearing.
In most cases, you’ll need to show that the parties are living together.
If the parties aren’t, you need to prove a lack of mutual respect or the lack of trust between you and the other person.
For instance, you may be married for only a few years, and the relationship doesn’t seem to be working out.
Your ex-partner may have a history of abuse, and you may not be able to communicate with him/her.
You file by phone.
This is the most common way to file.
You may need a lawyer to help you find the right lawyer, but the process is relatively painless.
If there’s an appeal, you’re going to have to wait a bit.
The process will probably take about two hours or so.
Your attorney will probably call you a couple of days after the filing date to make sure everything is clear.
If you have a court hearing, the process can be longer.
There are a few ways to make a request for a hearing, but you have to have an attorney present.
If your ex-boyfriend/girlfriend isn’t in the room, you and your attorney can make an appointment.
If no one is in the office, you must sign a document and wait outside.
The judge will decide if the request is valid.
In some areas, you will need to file electronically.
The best way to get your divorce is to call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-888-799-SAFE (1-888.799.7233).
You can also write to the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office at 215.542.1131 or the Department of Family and Protective Services at 215.-741-738-9222, or e-mail [email protected]
In Pennsylvania, there’s a separate process for filing a petition for divorce from a former spouse.
This process may take a few days, but your attorney will help you with the paperwork and the appeals process.
Your spouse can also have the hearing.
If she/he isn’t present, you still need to go to court to ask for a divorce.
Your ex-spouse can also file a petition on your behalf if you don’t want to go through the process.
You can call the Philadelphia Division of Family, Children, and Adoption Services at 1.215.742.5133.
You’ll need a certified copy of your divorce decree and the name of the former spouse and address of the new partner.
If they don’t live in the same house, they can have the copy sent to them.
You also have to sign a copy of the decree.
The process will usually take about five days.
Your petition will then be filed in the court.
If it’s a joint petition, the judge will issue a divorce decree.
You can also get a petition filed by mail, which can take longer, but is also less complicated.
A certified copy is usually sent to the former spouses address and the signature is also required.
The divorce decree is sent to a person in the name and on behalf of both of you.
If either party doesn’t live with them, the divorce decree can also be sent to your old address, and it can be delivered to the new address as well.
The court will then make a final decision on whether or not to grant the petition.
If this decision is denied, you won’t be able take any action against the ex-wife until a few months later.
The Pennsylvania divorce laws are based on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in People v.
Smith, in which the Court held that a person cannot be forced to divorce.
For many, it’s difficult to know what the rules are for divorce in the country, especially when a marriage has been dissolved and no one knows the details of the divorce.
If your ex is able to prove that he/she has no reasonable expectation of privacy, they may be able ask for an order of protection.
This order of protective services would prohibit you from communicating with your ex, having children, or having contact with your children or grandchildren.
The court will decide whether or in which circumstances you can file an order.
If it’s your ex’s third or fourth time in the marriage, the court may also be able issue an order for child support or alimony. If an