It would be a year from the date of service. However, depending on your date of separation, you may be able to get a final divorce sooner than that by filing an answer and reconventional demand requesting a 103 divorce. An attorney would be able to help you navigate these issues, especially if you have any concerns about the custody arrangement.
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