In Alabama the husband has filed for a divorce the wife has received the papers yet refuses to sign it what is the next step for the husband to take?
I don't know Alabama law, but when this happens in California, the husband would just proceed with the divorce by default. Meaning, he could get whatever orders he requested and whatever property he wanted without her say so (providing, of course, if it is deemed fair and equitable by the Court.)
ANSWER: In Alabama, if the complaint has been filed, your wife would have to Answer the Complaint within 30 days. If she does not answer, you must ask the court for a default judgment.
Yes you can get a get a divorce from your husband. Your husbands lawer would say that you have cheated on your husband and that is the grounds for a divorce. The only way you can not get a divorce is if your husband refuses to sign the divorce papers. (Once a spouse is Served by the court with the summons/notice of divorce refusing to sign the divorce papers will not stop the divorce,it will…
United States You can petition for divorce but you cannot do it in secret. The court will order that your husband be served with the notice of your filing. If he cannot be found the notice will need to be published in a local newspaper. If he doesn't respond the divorce can proceed. A person who refuses to respond to or sign divorce papers cannot prevent the other party from obtaining the divorce.
If my wife in Bahamas refuses to sign the divorce papers what can I do to have the divorce recognized?
Your husband refuses to stop drinking after 20 years of marriage you are very unhappy should you just divorce him even if he's not physically abusive.?
The wife cannot refuse to divorce her husband, but she can contest the terms of the dissolution of marriage petition which usually causes the proceedings to be lengthy and expensive for all parties. If there is no disagreement on the terms and the non filing spouse refuses to accept the divorce summons the requesting spouse can file under the state's default laws.
How Can you get a divorce in the state of Kentucky if your husband lives out of state and refuses to sign divorce papers and says he will never sign the papers?
Answer What I know about divorce papers is that they require two signatures, one from you the other from your husband, and if he doesn't sign the divorce papers, it doesn't matter he is no longer in the State where you live, if he doesn't sign the papers you can't get your divorce. There is also common law marriages where two people can live together for as long as they want and divorced or not…