How do I file for a petition to open a new divorce case? 3 Answers as of May 15, 2014

The 30 day time to serve petition on me has expired and my wife is in prison. How do I file for a petition to open a new divorce case, or answer/respond to the case already opened by my incarcerated wife?

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Steven Alpers | Steven Alpers
Go to the self help center which is run by your county court.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 5/15/2014
James M. Chandler | James M. Chandler
Check with the court, you should still be able to file a response to the case already filed.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 5/15/2014
Law Office of Linda K. Frieder
Law Office of Linda K. Frieder | Linda K. Frieder, Esq.
That case should have been dismissed for failure to serve. If not, And you want to make your life easier, you could just answer the petition for divorce and get the case going.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 5/15/2014
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