My husband and I have been physically separated for more than 12 months. I filed for an uncontested divorce but the court is requiring a witness to corroborate the alleged facts. I don't know how this is done but don't want to go through an attorney if I can prepare the form myself (or the witness). Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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If your Complaint satisfies the requirements under Virginia law, you MAY be able to turn your Complaint into questions and have your witness anwer yes/no.
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