The judge will look at your papers and decide if it is necessary to have a hearing.
The judge may schedule a hearing
The judge will schedule a hearing if
- the forms are not filled out correctly;
- the forms are not signed;
- the Agreement changes a judgment and your signatures are not notarized;
- the judge has questions about the agreement; or
- the judge needs more information.
If the judge decides a hearing is necessary, the court notify you of the time and date of the hearing. You should get this notice within 21 days of filing your Joint Petition/Motion to Change a Judgment or Temporary Order.
The judge may decide a hearing is not necessary
If the judge decides a hearing is not necessary, they will approve or dismiss your case within 30 days of when you filed.