How is a Court Proceeding Initiated, and What is Default?
Posted in: Divorce Family Law

What constitutes default once divorce complaint is formally entered?

January 10, 2021

A court proceeding is officially initiated when someone files a complaint with the court. A complaint is a legal document formally entered into the court record that provides the reasons the filer, or plaintiff, believes that they have sufficient evidence for legal action to be brought against the person against whom the complaint is filed (called the defendant), which would result in some financial or other compensation. Multiple complaint forms are filed depending on the nature of the complaint (for […]

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