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I wanted to know if there is a legal way to delay a divorce.

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I wanted to know if there is a legal way to delay a divorce. My only reason for wanting to delay it another 7 months is because I will lose $1,000 a month and I can't afford that.
JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Maryland but I am in the military and a resident of FL
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: That I believe my spouse cheated and that is the reason she ended the marriage
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 3 months ago.

You can ask the court for a continuance if it is set on a docket date. The basis would be you are still evaluating the situation and how to proceed. Courts will generally not force a divorce upon you if you are not ready.

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