Nashville, TN asked in Divorce for Tennessee

Q: Good morning! I sent my wife in Illinois divorce papers in January, and she refuses to sign and return them.

We married in 1994. We both have been unfaithful (she had three or four kids outside of the marriage, I had one). We have been separated physically since March 1998. She has on a couple of occasions indicated that it is time to end this, but now that I am officially seeking to end it, she refuses. I have proof from Messenger messages where she encouraged it, even lied that she has an attorney looking over the papers, but now refuses to sign.

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Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: She is contesting the Divorce. You will need to file a suit upon grounds for divorce, and serve her. I recommend you hire an attorney to see it through.

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: She is contesting the Divorce. You will need to file a suit upon grounds for divorce, and serve her. I recommend you hire an attorney to see it through. You are hoping for a default or an irreconcilable grounds divorce.

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