Q: I am needing to file for a divorce.
I live in Colonial Heights, Virginia. My estranged husband is somewhere in California. He was recently released from prison there according to family. Since I don't know where he is, what are my options?
A: You will have to give him notice of the divorce filing of course. If we can find him, all the better, but if not, we can provide notice to him by what is called "Publication." That is an established procedure for exactly your type of situation. It involves publications out in California in his case. Contact a local family law attorney to get this process started. Our best to you.
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