Even though you know your spouse said they will sign the divorce papers when they receive them, sometimes that little extra peace of mind of serving documents, can make the difference. I am adding some forms here that you can download and use if you find that you need them in your divorce.
If you feel that you need to serve your spouse the papers to make sure that you and the court knows that your spouse has received the papers you can use the following forms. Before downloading these forms, first ask the court clerks office how they would prefer the documents to either be mailed certified or delivered through a summons. Some courts prefer to handle this in house and will do it for you for a small fee. If they don’t, you can use the following forms to do this yourself. You will need adobe reader to view and print the forms.
Some courts require you to use a form for requesting and setting your hearing date before the judge. I have included the form here that you can use. You will need adobe reader to view and print the form.
After your divorce is signed by the judge and filed, you will want to mail your ex the Divorce Decree. If you had to serve your spouse the documents or by summons, you might want to also mail the decree to your ex via certified mail so you have proof that they received it. You can use the following form to prove to the courts that you did mail a true copy of the decree to your ex. You will need adobe reader to view and print the form.