What is a "Certificate of No Appeal" for a Divorce

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What is a "Certificate of No Appeal" for a Divorce

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Hope all are well.

The San Francisco Consulate requests a "Certificate of No Appeal" to accompany a divorce decree. I called the office in New York (where I used to live) that issued my divorce decree and they said they had never heard of a "Certificate of No Appeal". they asked me for guidance in explaining what it is. Does anyone have any idea?

Thanks, in advance.
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phil100a wrote:Hope all are well.

The San Francisco Consulate requests a "Certificate of No Appeal" to accompany a divorce decree. I called the office in New York (where I used to live) that issued my divorce decree and they said they had never heard of a "Certificate of No Appeal". they asked me for guidance in explaining what it is. Does anyone have any idea?

Thanks, in advance.
Phil
Perhaps something like this?
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It sounds as though you have what you need. The long form Judgement and Decree papers.Why a certificate of no appeal, if what you are presenting to the San Fran consulate is showing proof of just that? There is no appeal if, which usually somewhere on the document it clearly states that "Each party is herein entitled to a final decree of divorce" or "Each party is entitled to marry again" How much more paperwork do they need ? If you have this document, I'd scan it and email it to the consulate and see if they will accept only this as it sure seems plenty. Good Luck !
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johnnyonthespot wrote:
phil100a wrote:Hope all are well.

The San Francisco Consulate requests a "Certificate of No Appeal" to accompany a divorce decree. I called the office in New York (where I used to live) that issued my divorce decree and they said they had never heard of a "Certificate of No Appeal". they asked me for guidance in explaining what it is. Does anyone have any idea?

Thanks, in advance.
Phil
Perhaps something like this?
Johnny, Thanks, a million! Grazie mille! I'll forward this to the Clerk in Monroe County. She can use it as a template, or help her find the right document in her files.
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jcat wrote:It sounds as though you have what you need. The long form Judgement and Decree papers.Why a certificate of no appeal, if what you are presenting to the San Fran consulate is showing proof of just that? There is no appeal if, which usually somewhere on the document it clearly states that "Each party is herein entitled to a final decree of divorce" or "Each party is entitled to marry again" How much more paperwork do they need ? If you have this document, I'd scan it and email it to the consulate and see if they will accept only this as it sure seems plenty. Good Luck !
Hi, JCAT:

Here's the language from the San Fran Consulate website; they ask for the following re: marriage information.
"1) If you are or were married, you must submit a certified copy of your marriage certificate with apostille, and copy of your spouse’s birth certificate. If you have been previously married and divorced or are a widow(er), you must also submit those marriage, divorce and/or death certificates, in certified copy, with apostilles. The divorce decree must also include a “certificate of no appealâ€
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phil100a wrote:Hope all are well.

The San Francisco Consulate requests a "Certificate of No Appeal" to accompany a divorce decree. I called the office in New York (where I used to live) that issued my divorce decree and they said they had never heard of a "Certificate of No Appeal". they asked me for guidance in explaining what it is. Does anyone have any idea?

Thanks, in advance.
Phil
I am going for a hearing soon, was that form tha Phil posted of no appeal satisfactory and ultimately what happened. THanks
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Hello all,

I'm encountering a similar issue. I need to get a "Letter of No-Appeal" for 3 divorces in my family lineup to submit to the court in Rome. All divorces are of deceased family members.

Has anyone had any success with this? Does the template posted in the first reply work for most court clerks? Would anybody be willing to fill out the template with the appeal laws for both Massachusetts and Connecticut (in separate templates)? I'm not sure where to find those laws.

It appears that the link to the template is dead, but I've found it archived here.

Many thanks,
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Hello everyone,

Also having trouble figuring out what a certificate of no appeal is. The link provided above is no longer working.

Help?

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I had to obtain this, divorce lawyers did not know of the document within the US, so on the first request to the respected courthouse did not yield the correct document. ICA, the Lawyer I'm using for Italian Citizenship, was able to get this sorted out and I got the correct document from the said courthouse.

I don't know if there is a standard "form", just a request to the respected courthouse stating that the proceeding was default or uncontested. The letter has to be certified and stamped of course.
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I just received mine (2) from two different states. One Clerk of Court was willing to sign a Certificate of No Appeal after I described it to the supervisor. The other state would in no way sign any document that they did not already have listed as one of their official documents. The Italian lawyer told me that in lieu of a Certificate of No Appeal, she would accept a certified copy of the Court Record or Court Docket. The Clerk of Court for that uncooperative state was finally willing to certify the Court Record, though it took that office THREE tries to get me the correct record (even though I sent them an exact copy of the record I needed them to pull and certify). Persistence and patience! Mostly persistence, though.
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I just received mine (2) from two different states. One Clerk of Court was willing to sign a Certificate of No Appeal after I described it to the supervisor. The other state would in no way sign any document that they did not already have listed as one of their official documents. The Italian lawyer told me that in lieu of a Certificate of No Appeal, she would accept a certified copy of the Court Record or Court Docket. The Clerk of Court for that uncooperative state was finally willing to certify the Court Record, though it took that office THREE tries to get me the correct record (even though I sent them an exact copy of the record I needed them to pull and certify). Persistence and patience! Mostly persistence, though.
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