Spouse’s Waiver of Service
This form may be helpful if you are the spouse that DID NOT file the divorce papers with the court (Respondent) and want to receive your Petition for Dissolution (Divorce) and Summons by U.S. Mail or hand delivery than by certified mail, process server, or sheriff.
What are the qualifications?
- This waiver can be filed with the court after your spouse (the Petitioner) has filed the divorce papers with the court and has given you (the Respondent) a copy of the Petition For Dissolution and Summons that has already been filed with the court.
- We recommend that you set aside 1 hour to complete all forms.
- Representing yourself in court should not be taken lightly, and there are many reasons why hiring an attorney is a good idea. If you do choose to represent yourself, click here for what you need to know.
We’ve provided instructions on how to complete these forms on your own but representing yourself in court should not be taken lightly, and there are many reasons why hiring an attorney is a good idea. In fact, we suggest that even if you use the forms provided on this site that you still talk with an attorney before submitting the forms to a court to get the best result possible.
Review the Waiver of Service Instructions attached below. You will use these instructions to complete the Waiver of Service court forms.
Complete the Waiver of Service form packet attached below.
Once the court approves your filed forms, you may need to take more steps. Review the resources in this section for help and information.