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Asked on: 3/29/11, 10:05 am

If I currently reside in a different state from my husband, Can I file for divorce in the state where we were married?

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Answered on: 4/11/11, 8:57 am by Brian Jones

Yes. The state that you were married in always has jurisdiction over the marriage.

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