Saint Paul, MN asked in Divorce for Minnesota

Q: My Husband Left Me In 2010 Because He Met Someone New On The Internet And We Have Not Had Any Contact Since He Left!

I Want To File For Divorce But My Problem Is I Have No Ideal Where My Husband Is Or If He's Even Alive And His Family Will Not Give Me Any Information On His Whereabouts! I Just Need To Know What To Do Next In Order To Divorce My Husband And Keep Myself Moving Forward With My Life Because I've Met Someone New!

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Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne
  • St. Louis Park, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: Although your husband sounds like a jerk, not knowing where he is will not be a problem. You will do something called "service by publication" under Rule 4 of the Rules of Civil Procedure in which you actually publish the notice of the case rather than serve him personally. Hope that helps!

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