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Wife will not sign divorce papers

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31 Mar 12 #320971 by focus2532
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My wife will not sign the divorce papers, the last time I serverd them she took an overdose and ended up in hospital, then she was sectioned for a month. If I get a bailiff to serve the papers I know this will get me a divorce, but we are still living in the same house with my daughter(who I will try and get full custody of). We have enough equity to sell the house and move on. Would I have to get a Bailiff to serve her every time regarding our house and custordy?? Thanks

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02 Apr 12 #321163 by jonathancj
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No, the usual means of service is by first class post. If a letter is sent to her by post, it''s deemed served on the second business day after it was posted. Only a limited number of legal documents have to be personally served. It is a little trickier that you live under the same roof but that on its own doesn''t suspend the normal service rules.

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