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#773635 - 06/02/17 10:24 AM Uncontested divorce question
ApplePears Offline
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Registered: 06/02/17
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My boyfriend is getting a divorce.
It is supposedly an uncontested divorce.
The petition from his ex states that she have custody child support maintenance lawyer fees paid. He said don't worry it's a generic petition and that once it gets in front of the judge they will enter their agreed order. I tried to tell him that I didn't think it was a good idea but he doesn't want to hear anything I'm saying.
He's trusting her to do the right thing. But I still think it's bad for him.
What do you think?

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#773636 - 06/02/17 03:11 PM Re: Uncontested divorce question [Re: ApplePears]
TJMH Offline

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Registered: 07/17/15
Posts: 339
1. You probably ought to mostly stay out of his divorce, unless asked. You can provide moral support but it's not your business.

2. It would probably be a good idea for him to consult with a lawyer, even if he chooses to be self-represented. Especially if his soon-to-be-ex is working with a lawyer.

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#773639 - 06/03/17 12:38 AM Re: Uncontested divorce question [Re: ApplePears]
MinnesotaMom Offline

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Registered: 01/05/11
Posts: 770
As TJMH stated, he needs an attorney. A judge could very well go with her idea of custody, support, maintenance, lawyer fees, ect, just as the petition says.

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