Can a spouse force you to sign divorce papers?
The fact is that California is a no fault state and you do not need your spouse's signature in order to get a divorce. When you file a divorce petition, you have to serve your spouse with the summons and petition. Your spouse then has 30 days to file a response after being served with a divorce petition.
What happens if I dont sign the divorce papers?
Uncontested Divorce If you've gone through mediation and your spouse signs the original agreement that goes over custody, alimony, etc, however, will not sign the divorce papers, the judge may hold an uncontested hearing. If your spouse does not show up to the hearing, the judge may grant the divorce.
What happens if wife doesn’t sign divorce papers in India?
Contested Divorce (Divorce without the mutual consent of the partner) In India now adultery is free from criminal offence. But still if one partner is having any kind of physical relationship outside the marriage then in that case husband can apply for the divorce petition in the court.