Tarek and Christina El Moussa’s divorce could be tossed out if the case, filed in January, doesn’t get rolling, according to a notice from the court.
Since Tarek El Moussa filed for divorce and spousal support, the case file has sat empty, with no response from Christina El Moussa or other documents, the court file shows.
There’s only procedural paperwork, including a statement from a law firm representative saying Christina was served seven months ago.
“Substantial time has passed since this case was filed and it appears it is not moving forward,” says the case review notification from Orange County Superior Court entered into the file this month.
“Be advised, failure to serve or complete your case within a certain period of time may lead to dismissal,” the notice states.
The Yorba Linda stars of HGTV’s original “Flip or Flop” continue to shoot new episodes of the show together and appear to get along.
But both have said publicly they want to move forward with the divorce.
Earlier this month, Christina El Moussa was photographed kissing her boyfriend in Beverly Hills. And Tarek has told People.com, “I’m happy. I love going on dates. I like meeting girls.”
Tarek El Moussa filed for divorce after the pair announced in December that they separated while figuring out what to do next, after being married for seven years.
They claimed the split was unrelated to a May incident at their Yorba Linda home in which deputies responded to a report of a man, possibly suicidal, with a gun.
“We had an unfortunate misunderstanding about six months ago and the police were called to our house in an abundance of caution,” Tarek and Christina El Moussa said in a statement to People magazine in December. “There was no violence and no charges were filed.”
The duo became a big draw for HGTV for years as viewers watched them buy modest fixer-uppers in inland Orange County and elsewhere, renovate them and sell them at a profit. Earlier this year,…