I received a request for order of default from my soon to be ex husband. He lives in Union Bridge, Maryland. Not sure what this is or what to do. I am not contesting the divorce.
Even though you aren't contesting the divorce, you should consider filing a response to the complaint. You received the default because you did not respond. Perhaps consult with an attorney who can better explain the process.
An answer to his complaint is required to proceed. If you do not file an answer in order to proceed with the complaint your husband has to ask the court to find you in default for not answering to allow the case to proceed without you.
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But are you contesting any of the details laid out in his Complaint For Absolute Divorce? If so, then you should oppose the Request For Order Of Default and file your own Counter-Complaint for Absolute Divorce.
This is NOT legal advice, is GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY, and does NOT establish an Attorney/Client Relationship with you. You have not provided me with all the facts in a consultation, therefore my answer cannot address your specific legal situation and you should not rely upon my answer in your legal matter. I am an attorney licensed in Maryland and California.
You should file an Answer. Although it is uncontested you should file an answer, you may want to consider appearing at court to inform the court that it is uncontested.
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