People also ask
What is respondents original answer?
If you file an answer referred to in Texas as the respondents original answer it serves as a general denial of your spouses allegations and entitles you to notice of future proceedings.
How long do you have to respond to divorce papers in Texas?
When Should I File My Answer? An answer to a divorce petition must be filed within a certain timeframe. If you are served in person or by certified mail, you need to submit your answer by 10 am on the Monday after 20 days have gone by since you were served with papers.
How do I file for divorce in Illinois for free?
Divorce Filing Fees in Illinois If you cant afford to pay the filing fees, you can ask the judge to waive the fees. You can request a fee waiver by filing an Application for Waiver of Court Fees. Illinois Legal Aid Online has an online program to help you prepare a fee waiver.
What is the first step in filing for divorce in Texas?
The first step to divorce in Texas is to file for a Petition for Divorce with the family court in the county you (or your spouse) reside and have been residing in at least 90 days prior to filing of the divorce petition. This form tells the court/judge and your spouse that you want a divorce.
Can you file for divorce in Texas without lawyer?
In some cases, you can obtain an uncontested divorce in Texas without a lawyer. Texas is a no-fault divorce state. That means that a court can grant your divorce without assigning fault to either party.
original petition for divorce texas set b