Uncontested Divorce one spouse can not appear

So I am filing for divorce it will be uncontested, we have lived apart for 7 years and agreed it is time. He lives four hours away from me and would be unable to appear in court. Will this cause problems for me?

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No. As long as you have properly served your husband with the absolute divorce complaint then it will not matter whether he attends the court date or not.

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