Q: I need to know, what my options are to start a divorce and what needs to be done. I have 5 children that live with me.
She left about 8 months ago, no contact with us for 6 to 7 months
The Minnesota Judicial website is an excellent place to start. It seems you may have some matters to address that require a some help. An attorney would certainly benefit you and the children.
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