How can I continue with my divorce when my husband is incarcerated?

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How can I continue with my divorce when my husband is incarcerated?

I have already filed for divorce. I sent the papers to the prison via registered
mail. The problem is that the prison officer signed for the letter and then
delivered it to my husband. The problem is that the court has told me that they
have to have his signature proving that he did in fact receive the papers. So now
I do not know what to do. He is a very violent individual and I am trying to get
this done before he gets out of prison.

Asked on December 1, 2017 under Family Law, Michigan

Answers:

G.J., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

In this situation you should contact the Department of Correction and have them assist you in obtaining his signature.


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