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How long must I wait after a divorce before I can refinance a home awarded to me?

A:  There is a key misconception in your question I need to address before answering the main issue in your question. Mortgage A mortgage is a loan secured by real property and paid in installments over a set period of time. The mortgage secures a promise that the money borrowed will be repaid. A mortgage is formed by contract. Generally speaking, courts are reluctant to alter the terms of a mortgage, and do so for only the most unusual situations. divorce is not unusual. A divorce decree does not trump the contract terms in a mortgage to the best of my knowledge. The contract was agreed to when the loan was signed by you and/or your spouse. The divorce did not rewrite the contract. You may ask, ''But doesn''t the

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how long does it take for a divorce if you cant find the spouse

A:  Well first thing first is you should remember where you burried him and then go from there. your going to be divorced whether you like it or not. why hide from it? You can''t get divorced without the spouse''s approval also. Stop hiding from your divorce. If it has come to a divorce and you actually have to hide from your own life, it''s time to quit. If you really love him, let him go. thanks, but i don''t want a divorce, can they make me sign the divorce papers...

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How long do you have to sign divorce papers?

A:  divorce law allows 30 days, after the serving of the papers to the other party, for the papers to be signed and returned. After the 30 days, the issuing party proceeds with a contested divorce case.Source:divorce Settlement Questions Answered...

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How long does it take to get divorced in GA, when you were married in SC?

A:  I got married in both states, to the same man, and I''m pretty sure if I wanted a divorce, I''d have to do it in the state in which I got married....

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I have been married for last 16 years. During that time my husband I only lived together for about nine months. We separated and then I went into the military and he went into prison. I have had no contact with him for 15 years and we have no children or property together. How long would the process take to divorce him?

A:  If you don''t know where your spouse is living or where to find your spouse, you can still get a divorce in most states. It will just take a little longer than an uncontested divorce. What you''ll need to do is to get service of process on your spouse using a technical provision that allows service by publication. Your lawyer will help you prepare the necessary documents and will file the complaint in the county where you live. After you file, the court will publish a notice in a local newspaper in your area. Nobody expects your spouse actually to find that notice and read it, but it is published, it satisfies the standard, and it will allow you to get service of process to move forward with...

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My brother''s soon to be ex-wife keeps dragging on their divorce, even though she is pregnant by another man and openly admits it. He has paid her $800 for 3 months maintance and now she''s going after him for half of her lawyer fees. What are his options?

A:  These are questions for his lawyer. If he doesn''t have one, it sounds like it is time to get one. Fight it. To learn how: http://dads-house.org/ Spend all his money on cheap crap. He may have to split it with his wife, but at least she can''t spend his money on stuff she wants. His options are not to rely on you, get off his ass and get the best attorney he can find....

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How long Can You Go Without Signing divorce Papers?

A:  Usually they give 3 weeks for a reply and then start proceeding as if you were missing...

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How long it take to get a divorce if the other is in another state?

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In Ohio how long it take to get a divorce if the spouse is in another state but dont know what state?

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How long is to long to wait?

A:  I went thru very much the same thing. you need to just listen to your lawyer and not let it get to you. and don't believe every crazy story you hear people tell, of how they are living in a tent, and giving all they had and will have to their x court dates are postponed alot many times. it's just the way it is. there is an eventual limit, even though it doesn't always seem like it. the last ditch delay tactic I had to endure was my x firing her lawyer. that's about as far as it could be dragged out according my my lawyer at that time. they/she can ask for anything they like. but Asking and getting are 2 different things. I was asked to pay more money per month than I was...