She filed for divorce and lied for restraining order and won on lies. It was granted even though haven't seen in over several months. No history ever of abuse! Never happened! And now haven't heard from her or courts in months. We agreed separation first. She filed and haven't heard anything about it at all. Don't know what hick town is doing? Don't want to get screwed or divorced.
If the restraining order was issued by a court commissioner, you could have filed an appeal de novo to the trial judge. You’ll need to check the local county court rules to see if you are outside of the time line to appeal.
On your second issue, you can check the status of your case by going to the Wisconsin circuit access site. You may be still within the 120 day waiting period before the case can be scheduled for a final divorce hearing.
If she wants a divorce, she will get one. This is not your choice. As to the divorce, if you were served with papers, it states on there what you have to do. Doing nothing is the wrong thing to do. If you feel you cannot handle what needs to be done, hire a family law attorney.
The restraining order is separate from a divorce. Wisconsin is a no fault divorce state. If she wants one, you can not stop it. You also need to be personally served with a Summons and Petition. Check Wisconsin Circuit Court Access for the status. If she claims that she can not personally serve you, she may try to do so by publication.
This is typical of husband respondents. Go to the court where she filed and get copies of the divorce that she filed. Then go to a familylaw attorney in your state for help.
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