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Am I breaking the law by living apart from spouse but not divorce

West Point, GA |
Filed under: Divorce

just found out my husband is in jail we have lived apart for 10 years AM I BREAKING ANY LAWS BY NOT FILING FOR A DIVORCE

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No, there is nothing unlawful about remaining married unless you tried to marry someone else without getting a divorce first. I will caution you that if you remain married, you may expose yourself to any debts he may run up that are in both of your names.

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