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Call legal aid. Or call the divorce court in which the divorce will take place. They will help you find legal counsel. It doesnt matter if he says that baby isn't his. They will make him take a paternity test and then he will have to pay child support, whether or not he thinks he can afford it.

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Q: What can you do if your husband lives in NY and sent you divorce papers in CA and said if you don't sign he say your 7-year-old son who he abandoned at 2 months isn't his and you can't afforda lawyer?
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Wife abandon husband?

Many wives have abandoned husbands over the years. An attorney can file divorce papers and the husband will be granted a divorce.

If you marriage for 20 years and your husband abandoned you are you still considered married?

You are still married. ANSWER: Yes you are, and the only way you can be divorce from him is when you or him file for a divorce..

My Husband abandoned me and my kids but fathered another child with the woman he cheated on me with but wont tell me where he is so i can divorce him what can i do to find him?

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When did women gain the right to divorce?

In the UK women gained the right to divorce in 1857 In Canada women gained the right to divorce their husbands in 1925 but only if he committed adultery, But in 1930 a woman could also divorce her husband if he abandoned her for over 2 years.

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It is the court - not the wife (or husband) who grants the divorce. In most states, if one spouse files for a divorce, the court will grant the divorce (assuming there are no jurisdictional issues). She may not want a divorce, she may not agree to a divorce, but she cannot prevent you from obtaining a divorce.

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Get a lawyer.

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Can your husband filed a divorce in Illinois if you are pregnant?

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Run an ad in the paper of his last known whereabouts stating your intentions to file for divorce. Be sure to include your lawyer's contact info. You will have to check on the length of time it has to run. When time has expired you file for divorce and it will be granted on grounds of abandonment. Good luck.


Hire a lawyer who specialises in divorce.

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