In his Tentative Decision, the judge asked me (petitioner pro per) to prepare judgment within ten days of Statement of Decision.
I Have those prepared but don't understand if I am to serve these to OP (my ex) as well as file them in the court, or just file them with the court.
Any advise would be appreciated.
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Whenever you file any documents with the Court, you must also have a copy served on the opposing counsel. The person to serve the documents must be at least 18 years old and not a party to the action.
Essentially, the judge asked you to prepare a "proposed" judgment with a proof of service indicating that you served a copy on the opposing party. If the opposing party does not object to the proposed judgment, then the Court will sign it, and you will receive a signed copy of your judgment in the mail--make sure you provide the court with a SASE. Good luck.
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