Almost 7 months ago i filed my uncontested divorce case in queens county in jamaica,how long it will take to finalize,and what's summons with notice.. My lawyer is not helpful at all,he just lied to me and took my money and now he dont give me any updates or status. About my divorce,hes lazy and very irresponsble
The Supreme Court in Queens County takes about 6-8 months to complete an uncontested divorce.
You should send a letter to your lawyer requesting the status of the case. Create a paper trail so you can show incompetence and unethical behavior.
Summons and Notice is what you serve and file to start the action. Even though it is uncontested there is a lot of paperwork that needs to be prepared by you attorney, and if he has not done so already, then you are nowhere near have this finalized.
There is one judge in Queens who took eighteen months to sign an uncontested divorce judgment.
Assuming there are no children in the family, you can expect an uncontested divorce in Queens to be reviewed in about 9 to 10 months from filing. If the divorce papers have no errors, the divorce should be signed about one month later depending on the judge. The only thing to do is to check with the matrimonial clerk's office for any signs of progress.
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