You will need to call the Clerk’s office for any county that you believe he may have filed for divorce and give the clerk your name and birthdate and his name and birthdate. You can do this over the phone, but you may have more luck in person. The clerk should be able to pull up an cases filed in their county.
Then, how do I find out if I am still married?
You can go to the courthouse in the county where the divorce was filed and check to see if the matter was ever finalized. If it was a long time ago, you should call the court to have the file pulled out of archives.
Correspondingly, can you be divorced and not know it?
To find out if you‘re legally divorced, you need an actual divorce order from the court. This can be more difficult than it sounds because your spouse could divorce you without your knowledge. … You may not know where your estranged spouse lives and that may be the location where they file for divorce.
Can my husband divorce me without me knowing?
Your spouse cannot easily divorce you without your knowledge; the court will do all it can to make sure measures are taken to serve you with papers. If you refuse to respond to your spouse’s divorce petition, it will delay the process, but not prevent divorce altogether.
Contact your local courthouse.
- Most courthouses have a public records computer terminal. You can search by your name or the name of your spouse. Check them carefully and get the right file. …
- Ask the court clerk’s office for help. The counter clerk can look records up for you and confirm whether a divorce has been filed.
A divorce decree is a court document that is a final judgment from divorce court. It contains information about your case including spousal support, child support, custody, visitation, property division, and other information. … Only a court can issue a divorce decree. You receive it at the end of your case.
Your spouse does not have to sign anything. Even if your spouse refuses to sign any documents, the court can grant a divorce order. But you must prove your spouse was served according to the rules.
Unfortunately, marriages break down, and in some cases, one spouse may refuse to agree to a divorce. They may not accept that the relationship is over. While others may believe, getting divorced conflicts with their beliefs. Under Canadian laws, you don’t need to get your spouse’s consent to get a divorce.
In case you wish to file for a divorce before this one year, you will have to go for a contested divorce and make your grounds very clear to the court. In some dire cases, such as torture, harassment, and other hardships, the court will grant a divorce even before the one–year mark.