Hi, thank you for your further question. In the circumstances you would be able to apply for deemed service as it is clear that she has received the petition. You will need to complete a D11 form, and a statement outlining when and how she has confirmed receipt of the divorce papers and send this to the court with a £50 court fee.
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before you attempt deemed service the crucial question is which ground the Petition is based on?
Do you have any paperwork in which she explicitly agrees to you issuing a divorce based on the two year separation?
Then there is a problem as Deemed Service - or even using a Bailiff will not enable you to go forward.
For this ground the Court needs to see clear consent from her if the divorce is to go ahead.
I suggest that you write to her and give her two weeks to return the paperwork and tell her that if she does not do so then you will amend the Petition to one based on her Unreasonable Behaviour and claim the costs of doing so.
If you do have to take that route you will need to arrange to have the paperwork personally served on her by an Enquiry Agent (costs about £90) and then she can ignore the papers all she likes - the divorce will still go ahead
I hope that this is of assistance
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