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You can hire an attorney or represent yourself but will eventually need to go to NY to finalize the divorce. Search the web for NY Court Divorce Forms. Just make sure if you've been served with papers already that you ANSWER in the time alotted! Good Luck.

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Q: If you're in CA and your husband filed for divorce in NY do you have to go to NY for the divorce or can you hire an attorney to represent you or represent yourself if you can't afford an attorney?
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