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Dear [insert client’s name]
The court have issued your divorce petition and returned the documents to me for service on your [husband OR wife]. There is no time limit in which to serve a petition once issued, but we need to serve the divorce petition so that the divorce can proceed.
[insert respondent’s name] is not currently represented by a solicitor. This means I have to serve the issued divorce petition and accompanying documents on them which will generally be by post in the first instance. In order to obtain a divorce, it is necessary to prove that your [husband OR wife] has been served with a copy of the divorce papers, unless you can show that you have taken all reasonable steps to trace them without success.
I will be sending the issued di
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