Both spouses being cooperative means the divorce process goes quicker and can be done in about 100 days.
However, if one spouse refuses to participate, the divorce can still be done.
Once the respondent is properly served, the court will eventually have a hearing a decide issues that the spouses have not agreed with each other.
If your wife lives in WA or lived in WA during the marriage, the court can address issues such as division of assets and debts and spousal maintenance.
If the spouse has never lived in WA, the only thing the court can do is to end your marriage.
You can review the specific facts with your attorney to find out your legal options.
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