Me and my ex-wife to be did a divorce in Supreme court. We signed off on it but the prosecutor ( my wife's lawyer) did no serve my lawyer the packet of documents to get to the judge. The judge would then send it to civil Supreme court. Should my lawyer have me look over the paperwork with him, or should I leave that up to him to deal with if the paperwork is not the same as what we agreed upon in court when we signed? Can the prosecutor change a final order without my permission?
I think you need to speak to your attorney before any documents get sent to the Judge. Also, the other side's lawyer is not a prosecutor, just Plaintiff's lawyer. The other side can not change the final judgment without permission unless the Judge orders it.
The plaintiff's side prepares a final decree which should be sent to your attorney for review. It will not change the term a of the stipulation of settlement.
No. The process unless an uncontested default, requires you being on notice. Even in a default, you must have been given the notice which you disregarded - hence the default.
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Are you referring to the Judgment of Divorce? If so, it absolutely should mirror your Agreement. If there are any differences, your lawyer must request that the necessary changes be made before it is submitted to the Court for signature. If you believe that you have noticed any discrepancies, you must alert your lawyer immediately. It is not easy to amend the Judgment of Divorce. It is much easier if you do so now.
Yes. Your lawyer should review any and all documents. Of course he should. Why the reluctance to allow your attorney to review the changes. I recommend that if you are not getting along you should hire another attorney
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