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What Happens if Your Spouse Never Responds to the Divorce Papers They Were Served?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Happens if Your Spouse Never Responds to the Divorce Papers They Were Served?

When you finally reach the last straw and decide to serve your spouse with divorce papers, there’s a huge sense of relief that follows. But this sense of relief can be short-lived if, like many obstinate spouses, yours does not respond to the divorce papers in any way. They have not signed and returned the papers, and they refuse to communicate with you about the divorce that you so desperately want. This situation can be incredibly frustrating and emotional, but it’s important that you take a deep breath and maintain your composure. Here’s what will happen—and what you need to do next. Make sure the papers were legally served. Simply dropping off the papers at your spouse’s residence, mailing them to your spouse, or giving them to a friend to deliver does not legally count as “serving them” in...

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