Divorcing a Missing Spouse

Are you considering divorce and but don’t know where your spouse lives? Watch this video to learn more about divorcing a missing spouse in Oklahoma.

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Question:

How can I get a divorce if I don’t know where my spouse is?

Answer:

Oftentimes the question arises, can I get divorced if I cannot locate my spouse? Under Oklahoma law, there are measures and procedures in place which would allow you to finalize a divorce action even if you cannot find them and serve them personally with a divorce action.Divorcing a Missing SpouseWhat happens is, Oklahoma allows for a publication of the notice of the pending divorce. It must be court approved. It will need to be published in a newspaper in the local county where your case is filed for approximately one day per week for three consecutive weeks. There are some other nuances that may be involved in your case, so you would need to contact an experienced divorce attorney to determine the best course to proceed.


Are you thinking about leaving your marriage and have questions about divorcing a missing spouse? Contact a Stillwater divorce attorney at Murray Law Firm today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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