Q: Hi, My spouse and I are Americans and Egyptians; if he divorced me in Egypt, what are my rights as Texas resident?
I’m 54 years old, married for 33 years, and unemployed ( I’m seeking a job); my husband and I are almost separated for 3 years. We do have a home in Sugar Land and joined banks accounts
( that he is controlling most of them, I don’t have online access except for one account). I’m living in Austin, I can’t live with him for my own safety. Please advise,
-would I lose my rights if he divorced me in Egypt? I know he has a ticket reservation for 9/4/22 back to Egypt.
-Do I have to file for the divorce in Fortbend county? ( I have no place except our house and I can’t afford paying for hotels)
First and foremost: I know nothing about the law of Egypt except that it, too, is inherited from the British.
Go get yourself a lawyer tomorrow! Most lawyers will give you the first interview for free, and then try to work out a system of payment. You need to be the first to file and serve him before he leaves the country.
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