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My husband and I divorced in ohio. My husband's corroborating witness was someone he knew and I didn't .

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This was done at the final hearing where I was not needed to attend. Was this witness legal since I didn't know them?

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Ultimately, this question is likely better posed to Ohio attorneys since it potentially invokes Ohio law, but that being said if the witness had persobal knowledge as to what he/she was testifying to then it does not sound like there is an issue. Good luck

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Corroborating witness to what? That he was a Ohio resident? Shouldn't be an issue. Since you say that it was the "final hearing," I'm guessing you had a Consent Agreement signed so this witness didn't impact anything, did he/she? Whatever the case may be, your divorce is in Ohio and you'd be best to post your question in the Ohio forums.

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