Can I Dismiss My Divorce After the Case is Filed?

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Although it is rare, it is not prohibited for someone seeking a divorce to change his or her mind during or after the process in an attempt to reconcile with an ex. divorce

Maintaining a healthy relationship can be incredibly difficult. It is possible that through a divorce, a couple could realize that many of its problems could be hashed out through communication and/or therapy, leading to continued romance.

Remember, there are no restrictions in New York or New Jersey about being remarried following a divorce, although there are very brief waiting periods. In New Jersey, you have to wait 72 hours following a divorce to apply for a marriage license; in New York, the wait time is only 24 hours.

Additionally, if you are in the process of getting a divorce, you can always seek to dismiss a petition, should you choose.

Recently, People Magazine reported that former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson was seeking to dismiss her pending divorce to her husband Rick Salomon. According to the news source, Anderson filed a petition on August 21 requesting that her divorce filing be dismissed.

According to People, Anderson and Salomon married first in 2007, but that marriage was annulled two months later. In October 2013, she acknowledged they were still good friends with benefits, and in January, she revealed they had secretly married again, the magazine reported—but by July, she had filed for divorce.

How Can an Attorney Help Me with Issues Involving My Spouse?

If you are in the process of getting a divorce and are thinking about changing your mind, you should talk to your attorney immediately. Additionally, if you are thinking about seeking a divorce, contact our attorneys so that we may review your case.

We understand that the end of a marriage can be a fluid situation. When you decide to contact our firm, you will meet with a paralegal that will spend approximately 20 minutes with you obtaining basic facts concerning your marriage and finances. Thereafter, you will watch a 20-minute video, which will answer many common questions about a divorce.

Remember, there is no fee for your meeting with the paralegal or watching the video. After this, the cost of a matrimonial consultation is $300.00 per half hour with Paul Goldhamer, B.A., J.D. Esq. You will be responsible for these fees regardless of whether or not you move forward with your case.

Talk to our family lawyers if you are contemplating a divorce. Our attorneys have almost four decades of experience and have helped countless people resolve issues surrounding their marriages.

Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, P.C. – Rockland County Divorce Attorneys


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