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What if your spouse refuses to sign divorce papers?

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2007-01-08 00:14:28
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File a motion of default in the court where the original divorce petition was filed. The spouse will be notified of the action. If the spouse fails to respond, the divorce will be granted and he or she will forfeit the right to oppose the terms contained in the original petition.

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In the state Of Oklahoma who do you get divorce if your spouse refuses to sign the papers

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Judge decides when degree is final, not your spouse.

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