Can the divorce process be stopped?

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Can the divorce process be stopped?

I just signed divorce papers Tuesday and Wednesday some interesting information about an affair came to my attention. I was wondering if the divorce process can be stopped? Also, this person with information is wanting me to pay them for the evidence is there a way around this?

Asked on December 23, 2016 under Family Law, Georgia

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

You don't indicate what "papers" you signed. If they were the papers to *start* a divorce case, then yes, you can stop the case (assuming that in this situation, yoiu were the one who initiated the case). However, if they were the papers *concluding* or finishing divorce (e.g. the final divorce agreement), it's too late--by signing, you agreed to the terms and cannot take that agreement back.


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