You'll likely need to go to court and get copies of all the documents you filed, and either file an amended petition, or a new petitioner. Did you file proper Joinder if the matter is uncontested? Be sure to hire an Alabama family law attorney!
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Your letter should have stated which documents were missing. However, you really should contact a family law or divorce attorney in your area to assist you in making sure all the necessary documents are filed, are filed appropriately, and that you understand the terms and conditions of your divorce agreement, and the long term implications of what you have agreed to. I know it is tempting to try to do this on your own because lawyers can be perceived as being expensive. However, a little money now may save you much larger amounts of money later if you file something incorrectly or if changes have to be made to the agreement later on.
As someone has already stated, you should probably contact an attorney to be sure you do everything correctly if you are unsure which forms are missing and/or what is wrong with the forms that were filed. Each time you file the papers with the court you will be charged a filing fee, which is non-refundable. Using an attorney can save you from spending more than necessary on filing fees.
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You could call the Clerk of Court. However, there is a reason why you should hire a lawyer to help you with a divorce, even if it is uncontested. This will help ensure that your rights are protected and the paperwork is correct and most importantly, filed correctly to avoid an issue down the road. This also helps ensure that one party does not take advantage of the other party, in a way the party may not have knowledge of, but the attorney would.
Please be aware that this is not legal advice, but merely, an answer to guide you in the proper direction. I would need to have a consultation with you and be apprised of all facts before I could give legal advice that could be relied upon. Additionally, no attorney-client privilege has been established. In accordance with AL Rules of Professional Responsibility: "“No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.”
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