How long must a desertion be before it is grounds for divorce?

Then, can I file for it without and attorney as my funds are limited.

Asked on April 4, 2017 under Family Law, Oklahoma

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

In OK, one of the grounds for divorce is desertion or "abandonment" which must be for a term of 1 year or more. However, OK also allows "no-fault" as a grounds to divorce (i.e. a divorce in which the dissolution of a marriage does not require a showing of wrongdoing by either party). Here is a link to a site that you wil find to be of help: https://www.hg.org/divorce-law-oklahoma.htm


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