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Hi, I am 10 years separated, no children and have been sent

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Hi, I am 10 years separated, no children and have been sent a petition for divorce and also received a 2nd copy via a baliff. What I would like to know is if I do NOT answer it will I be in trouble with the law and will I be charged any money
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is XXXXX XXXXX
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Which ground is the Petition based on and has a claim for costs been made?
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

5 years separation. the form dosent ask me for money

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Last page - asking for costs?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

no it dosent ask me for any costs

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
HI
Then you can ignore the petition - the divorce will simply go ahead at no cost to you
Please ask if you need further details
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Sorry just one more question will the court still inform me when it is all done and I am eventually divorced

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
HI
Yes you will still be sent the Decrees Nisi and Absolute
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