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What is a notification of contemplated dismissal for a divorce case?

What is a notification of contemplated dismissal for a divorce case? Topic: Court case sound
June 15, 2019 / By Robert
Question: My friend received this in the mail regarding his current divorce case. He had sent his ex a separation agreement to fill out and she has yet to respond. Now he received this in the mail. We cannot reach his lawyer; can anyone explain this?
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Micajah Micajah | 2 days ago
While some detail is missing, it sounds as if your friend has not filed requisite paper work with the court establishing that he properly served his wife with either the divorce papers or the separation agreement. The court does not want these cases to linger forever, so they have probably given him a court hearing time and date to ask for more time to serve her, and if he fails to show up and make the request the court will dismiss the petition for divorce, and he will have to refile. However, if he has actually retained an attorney to represent him, the attorney has an obligation to keep his client informed and to protect his interests. If he got these papers direct from the court, I am wondering whether he has actually paid and retained the attorney to represent him. Continue to make efforts to reach the attorney, and keep a record of phone calls, e-mails, and I would even suggest a letter, certified, return receipt, to the attorney so that if the attorney's neglect or misconduct ends up costing your friend precious additional time and money, he may have a basis for a malpractice against the attorney.
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Micajah Originally Answered: What is a notification of contemplated dismissal for a divorce case?
While some detail is missing, it sounds as if your friend has not filed requisite paper work with the court establishing that he properly served his wife with either the divorce papers or the separation agreement. The court does not want these cases to linger forever, so they have probably given him a court hearing time and date to ask for more time to serve her, and if he fails to show up and make the request the court will dismiss the petition for divorce, and he will have to refile. However, if he has actually retained an attorney to represent him, the attorney has an obligation to keep his client informed and to protect his interests. If he got these papers direct from the court, I am wondering whether he has actually paid and retained the attorney to represent him. Continue to make efforts to reach the attorney, and keep a record of phone calls, e-mails, and I would even suggest a letter, certified, return receipt, to the attorney so that if the attorney's neglect or misconduct ends up costing your friend precious additional time and money, he may have a basis for a malpractice against the attorney.
Micajah Originally Answered: What is a notification of contemplated dismissal for a divorce case?
If I understand properly, she is contesting the divorce and not accepting his separation agreement.

Jotham Jotham
If I understand properly, she is contesting the divorce and not accepting his separation agreement.
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Jotham Originally Answered: Delivery Status Notification (failure) in Hotmail?
If your got a delivery status notification from Hotmail...it usually means the person has closed their account for whatever reason. Previously, you didn't have a problem...but now you do. When you had sent things prior..the account was open..but now that doesn't seem to be the case. If you have the person's phone number, perhaps a call to them letting them know you've tried to send something, but it bounces back. If indeed they have closed their account, there's a chance they haven't had the opportunity to notify everyone.

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