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Time limit for responding to Counter-Petition?

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31 Mar 12 #321016 by lovestruck
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Hi all,

I need a bit more help, please.

Hubby petitioned for DV and I defended. He amended his Petition. I counter-petitioned for JS.

Is there a time limit for responding to a Counter-petition? My hubby hasn''t responded to my counter-petition for JS within the normal time limit which one would respond to an original petition.

If the same time limit to respond applies to Original Petitions and Counter-petitions, can I apply for a JS decree since he hasn''t responded to the counter-petition?

They keep dragging their feet in the hope I''ll give up cos I have no money. They waited 5 months to amend their pettion for instance, intimidating me all the while. I cannot give him a divorce for mainly religious and other reasons.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks,

lovestruck.

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02 Apr 12 #321270 by cookie2
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You are wasting your time and money. If the marriage is over and he wants a divorce, then he can get one. Your religious views are irrelevant. He cannot be forced to remain married against his will.

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