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Once notarized how long do you have to file dissolution papers in Ohio?

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Dissolution papers have been signed and notarized . Do they Have to be filed with the court within a certain time frame?

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Yes, check with your local Cambridge Attorney so that the documents don't lose their value. Most attorneys will offer a free consultation. Take care and good luck

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There is no "deadline" under Ohio law to file a Dissolution after notarization. The Notary doesn't start any clock running. But, the longer you wait--the greater the risk that one party will revoke their agreement--so--it is against your interests to wait. If they revoke--you've just wasted your money--and will have to file for a divorce. Get it filed-- 32 days after filing--the matter can come on for final hearing. Good Luck.

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