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If there is no activity on a divorce case for an extended period of time, the court will dismiss the case for want of prosecution. That is, the court assumes that the parties have reconciled or are otherwise no longer interested in pursuing the divorce action.
So the answer is yes - after 11 years, the divorce case would no longer be open, and unfortunately, your fiance (or his wife) would have to start over with a new divorce case.
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