How do I get a divorce by default in Florida?
The way to get a divorce by default is to start off by filing your petition for divorce and personally serve that on your spouse. Your spouse has 20 days to respond. If your spouse does not respond within the 20 day period you can move forward and ask the judge to grant you a default. Another way to do it is to … If you can’t find your spouse, is to service by publication. Please talk to an attorney to figure out exactly how to effectuate that service since it is very technical.