There are limited exceptions which may apply if you do not qualify under this general rule..
Whenever the other person starts to wear a little thin, you just slip out the back, Jack. And of course, if during the dating period one of the "sweethearts" is interested in staying together but the other has a change of heart and wants out of the relationship, the possibilities for emotional snarls and interesting complications are almost endless. Prior to that time, marriage always involved much more input from the parents, and "trial relationships" leading up to marriage (what we now call "dating") were not conducted at all.
A spouse’s character is usually irrelevant to the issues before the court.
I often suggest to clients to think of the divorce as a break-up of a business partnership. At the time a divorce petition is filed, you must have resided in Indiana for 6 months and in the county where the petition is filed for 90 days.
This law changed in 2016 from 2 years in October 2016.
And so,while there is no actual deadline to respond, you do have a choice. That's why you should not delay and consult a local private divorce attorney in your county as soon as possible to assist you with your legal options for divorce.