Q: Married in CA live in FL no contact w/husband for 4 yrs. How do I get a divorce?
I was in the Navy when I married him in 2004. Haven't seen him since 2007. Last email with him was on Feb 18th 2016. I have looked for him on social media, and even paid a site to get information about him. None of the numbers listed are in service and his email is no longer valid. I'm trying to buy a house but would need a letter from him stating that he would not be on the mortgage. I'm at a loss on what to do.
A: You may try and retain a PI to conduct a location search. It may also be possible for you to dissolve your marriage via service by publication. It would be wise to schedule a consult with one of us divorce attorneys in order to obtain more specific information.
Mr Eric Klein agrees with this answer
You will have to publish the divorce. It is possible to get you divorced. You should consult with and retain a family law attorney to assist you as it is a little complicated. Most JUSTIA attorneys offer a free initial consultation. Contact one of us and let us know you found us on JUSTIA. Good luck.
B. Elaine Jones, Esq.
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