Can I change legal separation paperwork once it is filed?

Asked about 2 years ago - Gilbert, AZ

My husband agrees with almost all of the legal separation paperwork except one or two things. We have now come to an agreement and I was wondering if I can change it or if he has to file back with the changes?

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  1. Patrick S Sampair

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    Contributor Level 16

    Answered . If you have not filed the Default paperwork yet, you can file an amended Petition for Legal Separation. He will need to be served again with the Amended Petition; this can be by him signing an Acceptance of Service, or, because it is an Amended Petition, he can be served by regular mail.

    If he files a Response, your case become contested and it then follows a different path.

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  2. Hillary Johns

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    Answered . Please see my previous answer.

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