The Law Firm of Jessica M. Cotter, P.L.L.C. | Jessica M. Cotter
In the Arizona courts there is a requirement that a petition for dissolution be served, or that service of the petition be accepted, within 120 days of the filing of the petition. Even if the acceptance is signed, or service is accomplished, you must still move your matter forward, or it will be dismissed.
Answer Applies to: Arizona
Peacock Law Group of the Lowcountry, LLC | Richard Peacock
In South Carolina, if a final hearing (trial) is not heard prior to the expiration of 365 days from the date of filing for the divorce and good cause has not been shown to the Court why the case should continue to be held open, the case will be administratively dismissed by the Court. I do hereby clearly advise against any reliance on the information as advice or application of it to a specific situation without a more thorough consultation with counsel.
Answer Applies to: South Carolina