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Are divorces granted by default in the united kingdom ie if documents are sent out and the

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Are divorces granted by default in the united kingdom ie if documents are sent out and the spouse refuses to sign will the other party be granted? They do not live together but the stubborn party sends his mail and bills to his estranged wife's house
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Which ground is being used in the Petition?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hello Clare,

Many thanks for your help, irreconcilable differences leading to marital breakdown

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
There is no basis on which divorces are granted by Default.
However with the Unreasonable Behaviour Ground Personal Service on the Respondent will allow the Divorce to go ahead; if the ex cannot be traced and every effort has been made to do so the court may decide to allow the matter to go ahead without the other party being served
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
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