Cincinnati, OH asked in Divorce for Ohio

Q: I need to get a divorce form a person that I havent lived with in 8 years, what do I need to do to get this done?

I am planning to get married next year so I need to get divorced so I can remarry

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Greg D. Porter

Answered
  • Fairfield, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: If you have lived in Ohio for the past 6 months, and are currently residing in Ohio now, then you simply need to go down to your County's Common Pleas courthouse and file a Complaint for Divorce. One ground for divorce in Ohio is "living separate and apart" for a year; so, you have grounds for a divorce in Ohio.

I hope you know her whereabouts now though. If you do not, then service will be an issue and may take a long time if you are forced to do service by publication. You should contact an attorney.

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