Spouse signed answer and waiver for uncontested divorce but the court still sent her a notice of hearing in Florida?

Asked over 2 years ago - Lake Worth, FL

filed an uncontested divorce with answer and waiver here in palm beach because spouse doesn't want to show up to court, we both have agreed on everything. Today we got the notice of hearing but she was also sent a copy does that mean we both still have to show up to court?

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    Answered . If the Answer and Waiver form your Wife signed waives her appearance at the Final Hearing, then no.

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    Answered . She does not have to appear. Most courts will send a Notice to both parties regardless of whether a waiver wa ssigned or not.

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    Answered . No, only one party needs to attend a Final Judgment hearing to finalize the divorce.

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    Answered . I agree-only one has to show up at hearing.

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Divorce

Divorce is the process of formally ending a marriage. Divorces may be jointly agreed upon, resolved by negotiation, or decided in court.

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An uncontested divorce is one in which spouses agree on relevant issues such as division of property, child custody/support, and alimony.

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