Can a husband divorce his wife without her knowing?
You can divorce your spouse even if you can’t find him/her and even without their participation in the divorce proceeding, so long as a Judge is satisfied that your spouse had notice of the divorce proceeding. When your spouse is M.I.A., notice by publication may be your best option.
Can I get a divorce without my spouse’s signature in New York?
Yes in New York State, you can get a divorce without your spouse’s signature if your spouse fails to respond to the summons (no signature required divorce) or if you cannot locate your spouse (divorce by publication).
How can I get a divorce without someone’s signature?
You Do Not Need Your Spouse’s Consent to Obtain a Divorce You have the right to file for divorce in a court that has jurisdiction over your marriage, serve your spouse with the divorce papers, and seek a divorce with or without their permission or participation.
How do you get a divorce if you can’t find your spouse?
If you do not know the whereabouts of your spouse you can apply to the Court for substituted service or dispensation of service as long as you can show the Court that you have made attempts to contact your spouse.
What does it mean uncontested divorce?
An uncontested divorce is a divorce decree that neither party is fighting. When both parties in a married couple agree to divorce, filing for an uncontested divorce can save time and money through streamlined court procedures. The couple must: Not have any financial disputes (such as child custody or alimony)