What happens if my spouse doesn't respond to the petition?

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Spouse not responding to petition

My husband is ignoring the acknowledgment of service he was supposed to file to consent to our d ivorce. The time has now expired for him to file the acknowledgment at court. The court is currently having backlogs on opening correspondance. I have messages on my phone from my husband stating that he had received the petition. What can I do to proceed to the next stage of the process?

goddess110 at 14.09.2018 8:02:05

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Hi goddess110 – thanks for getting in touch. You have a couple of options, you can either submit an application to the court to prove that your husband has received the papers but is not responding. You can also employ a professional to serve the papers to him in person. Please book a call here if you'd like support from one of our coaches.

Hannah Hodgkinson at 14.09.2018 8:02:05

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