Questions About Your Divorce Proceedings


If the other party still does not file a written Response or Answer in 10 court days, you may be able request a default hearing date.

To request a default hearing, call 602-372-3332.

You will be asked the following questions before your hearing can be set:

  1. Case Number:___________________________

  2. Does your case involve children?
    • If Yes, what type of Legal Decision Making is asked for in the petition?
      • Joint, Shared, Sole or Non Applicable
    • Have you filed your Parent Information Program Certificate? Yes / No
    • Has the Respondent filed their Parent Information Program Certificate? Yes / No

  3. Do you need an interpreter? Yes / No
    • If Yes, what language?

  4. For Dissolution, Legal Separation and Annulment matters only:
    • Is Spousal Maintenance/Support being requested? Yes / No
    • Has at least 64 days passed since the respondent was served? (94 days if service was by publication) Yes / No
      • If you answer no, you must wait until the time has passed.
  1. Has at least 10 working days passed since the Affidavit and Application for Default was filed? Yes / No
    • If you answer no, you must wait until the time has passed.

  2. Type of Service:
    • Acceptance
    • In State
    • Out of State
      1. Date Acceptance was signed:_________________
    • Private Process Server/Sheriff
    • In State
    • Out of State
    • Registered Mail Date green card was signed:__________________
    • Publication Date of 1st publication_______________________
  3. Date Application & Affidavit of Default was filed:__________________

 


Family Presiding Judge
Bruce R. Cohen

Brian Bledsoe

Brian Bledsoe
Family Department Administrator
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