I filed for divorce and my wife and i both signed the papers. When we were supposed to go to the court hearing ahe did not show up! I was later informed when i went to the court house to get a list of documents i would be needing in order for my fiance and i to get married that mu wife showed up after the fact and contested the divorce so we are legallystill married! Is that legal,can she do that? I was under the impression that the divorce was finalized!Do i have to file for divorce again? Is there anyway that the divorce could b finalized without refiling?
We don't have enough details to answer you. What papers did you and your wife sign? Did you have a final hearing on the date you were supposed to go to Court, even without your Wife present? How long ago was this? You should take your paper work and discuss all of these details with a lawyer. If there is a final order, then the divorce was finalized. If not, then the divorce was either dismissed or it is still open. If it is still open, you do not have to file again, you just have to complete the process.
She is right. I agree completely with Ms. Smith.
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If you both already signed a settlement agreement that was properly authenticated and filed with the court, then yes, you were divorced.
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