When filing for a divorce can I sign my spouse’s name on the divorce papers or does she have to sign her own name?

Asked on November 6, 2012 under Family Law, North Carolina

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country when a specific person's name is required to be on the document only the person who has that name is allowed to sign the document. As such, you can only sign your own name and not your spouse's on the divorce pages.


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