I was married on 09/1/15 in Kentucky. My spouse and I lived together until 10/08/15 when I moved out of our residence in Kentucky due to domestic violence. Yes, he was convicted. I have had no contact since 10/08/15 due to PO and no desire whatsoever to reconcile. We have no children, no martial assets, no banking accounts not even debt in our names. Please tell me what is the quickest and most affordable way to divorce this man and put this painful experience behind me.
The Jefferson Co. family clerk's office sells divorce packets. The packet contains every possible document anyone would ever need and because of that you would need to follow the instructions very carefully. The clerks can instruct you procedurally, but will not give legal advice. You would need to pay for the packet, the filing fees and most likely for a warning order attorney (WAO) to get him served. Filing fees just increased and WAO fees vary depending on the attorney. It will probably be between $400 -$500. It would be worth it to do a little legwork to find his address and save about $200 - $250. You will also probably have to appear in court once for a default hearing.
If you are no longer living in KY, you can file where you reside since there are no assets, debt or children.
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