Q: If my spouse refuses to sign divorce papers after I have filed . How can I get a divorce without having to wait 2 years?
A: In Florida, when you file for divorce and have your spouse served, the spouse has 20 days after service to Answer the Petition. If there is no response, you can proceed under the default rules. You should really consult with a divorce attorney about the specifics of your case so that a specifically tailored response can be provided. All the best.
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