What forms do I fill out in California to finalize my divorce and get my divorce certificate?

Asked over 1 year ago - Temecula, CA

We have done full disclosures and are ready to finalize the divorce. We have no children together and have only been married for 1 year. Our case has no hearings pending. Our case also shows disposition "Vacated," but the case is open.

I want to get the right forms to complete our divorce and get my divorce certificate. Thank you.

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  1. Donald Frederick Conviser

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    Answered . It isnt a divorce certificate. It is a Judgment. The forms you need to finalize the divorce would comprise the following: Judgment, Notice of Entry of Judgment, Appearance Stipulations & Waivers, Declaration re Uncontested Dissolution, and addressed stamped envelopes for the clerk's return of conformed copies to you and your spouse. You would best go to your Superior Court's Self-Help Clinic for assistance preparing, signing, and submitting a Judgment Packet to the Court.

    Please note that this answer does not constitute legal advice, and should not be relied on, as each situation is... more
  2. Daniel Seth Williams

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    Answered . FL-141, FL-144, FL-170, FL-180, AND FL-190. ATTACHE YOUR MARITAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT OR STIPULATED JUDGMENT. MAKE SURE TO SUBMIT THREE COPIES WITH RETURN STAMPED ENVELOPES WITH EACH OF YOUR ADDRESSES.

    Attorney Williams practices FAMILY LAW throughout the State of California and may be reached at (831) 233-3558 and... more
  3. Matthew Scott Crider

    Contributor Level 9

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    Answered . You typically need a stipulated judgement or marital settlement agreement, a final judgment form, and noticeof entry of judgment.

    Please note that this answer does not constitute legal advice, and should not be relied on, as each situation is... 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.

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