General Appearance and Waiver of Summons


This form is used in what's commonly called an uncontested or waiver or default divorce action.

Generally, one spouse will respond to the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage by entering an appearance, signing the Agreed Decree of Divorce, and waiving all further notices from the court.

You cannot sign and date either of these signature lines until at least 24 hours AFTER the Petition for Divorce has been filed.

CAREFULLY read and only sign this form on page 2  Entry of Appearance and Waiver, if you agree with all of the statements you are making AND you have carefully read and signed the Agreed Decree of Divorce.

PLEASE speak with a lawyer about the effect of signing this Entry and Waiversof your rights.

CAREFULLY read page 4.  You DO NOT have to sign this form and give up any of your rights in the divorce process.
Please talk to a lawyer before you sign and Waive the terms of the Automatic Temporary Injunction.

PLEASE speak with a lawyer about the effect of signing this Waiver of your rights during the divorce process.

Open the waiver form here

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Last Review and Update: Mar 20, 2015
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