What is your immigration status? It may affect the type of relief you can apply for to gain citizenship eventually. As for the divorce, there is no fault divorce throughout the country and if it is believed to be uncontested it is a usually straight foreward process. You just need to make sure he is served properly being overseas. Hire a California lawyer to file the divorce petition where you live.
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sounds like you need to speak to a divorce attorney. also, he can't come back in one year after being deported, or not legally at least
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You can get a divorce. He needs to be served with the papers.
Note, you can also, as a separate matter, request a domestic violence injunction / restraining order.
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The short answer is that you should probably get a restraining order and then file a petition for dissolution to start the process.
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