Once you’ve decided to get a divorce, you may be wondering how to serve divorce papers on your spouse. In Virginia the initial paperwork is called a Complaint for Divorce, and it outlines all the important information about your marriage and what is being asked for in the divorce. This paperwork must be filed with the court. At Virginia Family Law Center, we usually file in the court where the final decrees are being entered the fastest.
The next step is to have Complaint for Divorce served on your spouse. This lets your spouse know that papers have been filed at the courthouse to start the divorce process. It also lets them know what is being asked for and how much time they have to respond.
For the divorce to actually proceed, the court will need proof that your spouse was served with the petition. This can be accomplished in several different ways:
Virginia Family Law Center, P.C. will take care of all of the service issues for you in your uncontested divorce. Call us today for a consultation to discuss your case with one of our family law attorneys!
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