After all papers are signed by the parties the next step is the final filings this involves the judgement findings of fact and all supporting documents. If it is uncontested no notice needs be given if defendant has waived all filings. Of they haven't waived then notice of when it will. E presented to the judge for signature must be given. Once the judge actually signs it the next delay is its actual filing with the county clerk. This is often the most frustrating. For instance today a divorce that was signed by the Judge in June was finally entered. Y the County Clerk. Also each county has been taking different lengths of time in this. I hope this helps
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It has to be filed with the court. After that, there is no set time; each Judge is different.
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After the agreement is done, the attorney then have to draw up all the other papers that are required to be filed. Depending on the attorney's schedule it could take a couple of days or a month. After that it is submitted to the courts for a clerk to reveiw. Depending on how many cases there are before yours, it may take several months before the papers are reviewed. Once the review is done, the papers are either returned to the attorneys for correction or sent to a judge for signature. Once the judge gets it it depends on his schedule how long it will be before he signs it. The entire process can take anywhere from one month to six months.
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