I filed a request for dismissal weeks prior to the assigned court date. I was told that I would have a copy of the confirmation of the dismissal within 2 weeks. It is now almost a month later and the court shows that they have received the dismissal but went ahead and are declaring the status of my case as statistical disposition and as of the date that I filed my dismissal. Does this mean that the court ignored my dismissal and declared us divorced? How do I fix this?
We need more facts to evaluate. Did the other party file a response (FL 120) to the divorce? If so, you cannot dismiss the case without them stipulating to the dismissal. California is a no-fault state so if one party wants a divorce, the other party cannot dismiss the case.
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Did you get the opposing party's consent to dismiss the case? Did the opposing party also the Request For Dismissal?
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