What happens if my husband does not respond to divorce papers?
If you ex still refuses to respond, you can show the Court your Process Server certificate to prove that your ex knows about the divorce and has been properly served with the divorce papers. The Court should then allow the divorce process to move forward, once you have made an application for Deemed Service.
What happens if I don’t agree to divorce?
Sometimes, a spouse may be so unwilling to get a divorce, they may simply refuse to sign the papers and hope that this stymies your divorce plans. Note, however, that the court will only grant your divorce if it is satisfied that proper arrangements have been made for any children aged under 18 who are involved.
Can I get a divorce if my spouse won’t sign?
Your spouse does not have to sign anything. Even if your spouse refuses to sign any documents, the court can grant a divorce order. But you must prove your spouse was served according to the rules.
What if my wife doesn’t want a divorce?
In a marriage, both people have to agree to participate. But ending the marriage works differently. The court needs to agree to grant the divorce, not the other person in the marriage. You can file your divorce papers with the court, and your wife can argue against as many points in the agreement as she wants to.
What is stonewalling in marriage?
Stonewalling is a dismissal of what is good for the marriage and both spouses in favor of what is good for the one spouse. This is typically what happens, the wife nags, the husband becomes defensive and stonewalls by refusing to engage in communication over what the wife views as a problem in the marriage.