A little background first. I filed D from the Gnat back in early April. Since that time, he has not once inquired about the status of the divorce process. He has no attorney, but I do. It has been like pulling teeth getting him to turn in the necessary paperwork to keep the divorcing moving along. The last thing we needed from his for him to complete the court ordered parenting class. I told him this numerous times over the past 3 months and asked when he was going to complete it. I usually got no response, or I'll do it next week, etc.
In early August, my attorney notified me that the court was moving to dismiss our case since we'd had no action on it for awhile (due to Gnat not doing the parenting class). I informed him at that time that he needed to get this done, so they didn't dismiss our case. He then went and did an on-line version of the class, which is not accepted in our county. Both myself and my attorney told him this in advance, but he did it anyway. FINALLY, about 2 weeks ago, Gnat completed the class. My attorney then had to wait for the courts to post that he had indeed completed class before submitting the final paperwork for a judge to sign off on the divorce.
So this is the text conversation this morning:
Gnat - I just looked up our case on-line and it says that the court is motioning to dismiss our case! You need to call your attorney now!
Me - Yes, I told you this back in early August. This is why I urged you to complete the parenting class. Now, that it's done, it can move forward. I spoke to my attorney on Friday and she said everything would go to the judge this week and it would take 1-2 weeks to be completed.
Gnat - That's bullshit! Nobody told me that I had to complete this class for the divorce to be final. You need to call your attorney and tell her it needs to be finalized this week!
Me - Really? You mean the the part about needing to complete the class in the divorce decree, parenting agreement and the separate letter my attorney sent where she BOLDED this information for you wasn't clear? Stop playing the victim role. The only hold up in this divorce has been you and your negligence to complete the items asked of you.
Is this the stupidest man on earth or what? I used to be his mommy through our marriage. I had to hand hold him through every important process since he can never figure this stuff out himself. I'm still sort of hand holding him through this divorce just so it will get done. I'm so happy I don't have to play mommy to him anymore. Hello Kitty will now have to take over my duties. Have fun with him, Hello Kitty.