What if I asked for us to go to counseling and she said no?
What if I asked for use to go to counseling and she said no?
Once the divorce papers are filed you can ask the court to make a review of the case and see if there is any chance that reconciliation can be made. Vermont requires 7 years of abandonment for a fault based divorce on those grounds. Six months of separation are all that is required for a no-fault action based on the assumption that resumption of marital relations is not likely. The court can impose a 30 or 60 day stay on the proceedings and suggest counseling prior to the divorce hearing. Counseling is not mandatory though, and you cannot force your spouse to attend. – The Divorce.com Team
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