default divorce

Definition of "default divorce"
  1. A divorce granted due to one spouse's failure to respond to the divorce petition, inability to locate the other spouse, or as part of an uncontested divorce proceeding
How to use "default divorce" in a sentence
  1. The judge granted her a default divorce after her husband failed to respond to the divorce petition.
  2. David obtained a default divorce when he couldn't find his wife to serve her the petition papers.
  3. In their uncontested divorce proceeding, the couple agreed to enter a default divorce.

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