We have been separated for 8 years. He was deported in June 2010, before that we had only been married 2 months. We are not on speaking terms and I would like to know all the fees up front because I will be paying for it all myself. I definitely would like someone to help me with this because I have no clue where to start and get the ball rolling. Thank you.
Attorneys offer flat fees likely when attorneys know how much time your case would take.
Service is important in any case. Unless the other spouse waives service, the other spouse needs to be served.
If you do not know where the other spouse lives, the court may authorize alternate service if you can show that you have made a diligent effort to find him but cannot find him.
Unless the other spouse is willing to sign all the documents, attorneys may not agree to offer you a flat fee arrangements.
Does the husband have relatives or friends who can contact him for you to see what he wants about the divorce?
Do you two have minor children together?
You can contact a few law offices to see what prices they charge.
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