That a big breath and start breathing, you do not answer the summons. The summons denotes that you were served papers; divorce papers.You have 20 days from the date of that service to answer the petition for dissolution of marriage with children and property and file your counterpetition. The real deal will probably occur at mediation. There you will find out what really is being sought by the wife, unless you are sent settlement papers. Please consult an attorney to find out what your...
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For purposes os establishing a parenting plan and a time sharing schedule,which governs each party's relationship with the child, the length of time the child lives in a stable, safe and satisfactory enviorment and the desirability of maintaining continuity is an important factor. Contact an attorney to assist in the process of securing your your child's safety . Connie R. Stephens
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