This article is more to talk about our success in a recent divorce case here in Santa Clarita. One where we were able to pull off the unimaginable.
Okay, were not saving lives, but we were able to help our client finish their SCV divorce case just in the nick of time.
We had a client that had wanted to get divorced by a certain date. I asked them what was so special about having the divorce finalized by this certain date. He said he was getting married the day after.
I wrote a previous article which discuss the reasons you don’t want to plan your wedding until your divorce is finalized, and I still stick to that.
When we took this case on I made it very clear that we had no control over the courts time frames for approving judgments, but that we could ensure that the paperwork was done quickly and correctly so that we could get it submitted right away to get it in line to get reviewed.
And that is what we did. We submitted the divorce paperwork as soon as we were allowed and we got the case approved by the judge!
We were filing what is called a “True Default” divorce case. This is one where the other party does not respond and there is not going to be any agreement. This are generally a little more harder to get approved in most cases. But in this particular case, they did not have any property that the court had to dispose of.
On these types of divorce cases, you can actually submit the divorce judgment after 30 days have been passed. You don’t have to wait 6 months to submit your judgment to the court.
The reason you want to submit your judgment as soon as possible (but not sooner than 30 days) is because the courts are so backed up. It is taking the court as much as 9 months right now to approve judgments.
If you are having trouble getting your divorce approved or difficulty with the paperwork make sure to give us a call. We specialize in divorce in California.