Do I have to complete an affidavit of service after sending notice of entry to ex-husband

Asked 8 months ago - Brentwood, NY

Divorce is Pro Se and there is a Judgement of Divorce on file.

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    Answered . Yes, do an affidavit of service, but keep it in your file--you don't have to file it in the County Clerk's office. Service of a copy of the judgment with notice of entry starts his appeal time, so you want to be able to prove when you served him.

    I am not your attorney and any posts/messages or responses to posts/messages can not and do not establish an... more
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    Answered . You don't have to file an Affidavit of Service.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been handling criminal defense and personal injury cases for... more

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Divorce is the process of formally ending a marriage. Divorces may be jointly agreed upon, resolved by negotiation, or decided in court.

Do-it-yourself divorce

“Pro se” means to act as one’s own lawyer. While there are rare cases where it may be cheaper, a pro se divorce is usually not recommended.

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