I went to see a lawyer to discuss the prospect of divorce. I was unsure of whether I should file, but things were getting bad with my wife. I had moved out of our house in one county, to my parent's house in another county for 2 nights. My wife and child were still living in our family home. My lawyer told me that I would be advised to file immediately since my wife could go file in a different county that day and then I would be in trouble because he "didn't have an in" with the judges in that county. Fearing this, I filled out the paperwork and they took it to file that that day. After talking to a friend, I was told that my wife couldn't file in a different county unless living there for 10 days, which she hadn't done. Thus, my lawyer told me false information in order to get me to fileSo to clarify, my wife and child were living in county A and my lawyer wanted to file in county A. However, my wife's family lives in county B and the lawyer was saying she could go file in county B which he didn't want. She cannot file in county B unless she has lived there for 10 days which she hadn't and thus I was given false information. My lawyer was very clear that my wife and child were not living in county B.
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