I've been married for less than a year. After lots of marital issues and arguments, my spouse moved out of our house and I filed for divorce.
My spouse hasn't been served yet and we decided to get back together and find out if we can make our marriage work.
Is my spouse still needs to be served or can I stop the whole process from going further???An attorney filed for me. And the Sheriff office is about to serve my spouse, in the midst of all this, we decided to give our marriage another chance I don't want to exhaust my retainer fees if it's possible for me to just dismiss the whole petition for divorce. So my question is: Is it necessary for my spouse to get served in order for me to dismiss my divorce petition? or can I just dismiss it through my attorney office without my spouse getting served?
You can stop the process from going any further. Did an attorney file your divorce for you, if so let your attorney know.
You can dismiss your Petition for Divorce even if your spouse is served. However, I recommend speaking with your lawyer, if you have one, prior to any dismissal. Best of luck to you!
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You can absolutely have your attorney file to dismiss your complaint for divorce. Talk to your attorney. This should not be an issue.
You may NOT want to dismiss your divorce complaint. If it is not served it will shortly go dead. If things work out you can dismiss the unserved complaint. If they don't work out you will still have a earlier number than if you file over again from the start. You can amend and have him served with the amended complaint. In many courts this may mean you get a quicker court date.
Yes, you can request your attorney to withdraw process and can ask your attorney to dismiss the case, as well.
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