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Divorces can play out in any number of ways. One of those is a default divorce or a default divorce judgment. Here’s what you should know about this type of divorce and how you can get help legally dissolving your marriage.
Default Judgement Divorces Explained
There are two kinds of default divorces on Long Island:
- A default judgment issued when the defendant does not respond to the divorce petition within the required amount of time
- The finalization of an uncontested divorce
Typically, the former of the two contexts is the most commonly referred to as a Default Judgement. When a plaintiff files for divorce and the defendant fails to respond after every effort is made to notify them of the petition, the court has no choice but to move forward, usually with the terms requested by the plaintiff.