Motion To Set Aside Default : California Divorce Default Set Aside Motion
This article, video and podcast explains what you need to do if the Petitioner has filed a Request To Enter Default with the California divorce court and the default has been entered.
When this happens, you lose your opportunity to file a Response and be part of the divorce case. However, there are steps you can take to ask the court to set aside the default so you can file your Response. There are only a few reasons you can state for asking the court to set aside the default on your divorce case so you can enter your response. (read more below video and podcast)
This issue can occur if you wait longer than 30 days to file your Response. At any time after 30 days of you being served the Divorce Petition, the Petitioner can file a Request To Enter Default which will prevent you from filing your Response.
If you need assistance with filing a Request To Set Aside the Default, please give me a call. I can assist you with filing the Request For Order asking the judge to set aside the default and help you file your Response as well so you can participate in your own divorce case.