Seems like my answer did not post when you posted a subsequent answer.
From the new information provided it seems there was some misunderstanding. Unless you had a covenant marriage, a regular marriage can be filed without having to meet those requirements prior to filing. A covenant marriage requires those waiting period, but not a regular marriage. If you read the statute, it provides a judgment for divorce
will be granted after waiting 180 days (or 365 days if there are children) after service of the petition. So this is merely a waiting period that is required before the court will finalize a divorce
(grant a divorce judgment). Now if you had a covenant marriage, you would first have to be living apart before you can file. I hope you see the difference.
My first answer was based on information of a covenant marriage. However with the additional information you have provided your marriage was a regular one which only has a waiting period from the date you file the divorce before the divorce will be granted.
CHAPTER 1. THE DIVORCE ACTION
Art. 102. Judgment of divorce; living separate and apart prior to rule
Except in the case of a covenant marriage, a divorce shall be granted upon motion of a spouse when either spouse has filed a petition for divorce and upon proof that the requisite period of time, in accordance with Article 103.1, has elapsed from the service of the petition, or from the execution of written waiver of the service, and that the spouses have lived separate and apart continuously for at least the requisite period of time, in accordance with Article 103.1, prior to the filing of the rule to show cause [to get the divorce judgment].
The motion shall be a rule to show cause filed after all such delays have elapsed.
As to the order to show cause if you did not agree to those terms it should have been contested.
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