If my wife and I have been married 18 years and I want a divorce, what do I first?

Asked on July 26, 2015 under Family Law, Ohio

Answers:

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

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

The first thing that you need to do is to file a complaint and the serve the divorce papers on your wife. There are more steps to complete and procedures to follow which are too many to go into here. However there 2 sites that can provide you with more information. Here are the links:

http://www.ohiolegalservices.org/public/legal_problem/family-law/legal-separation-divorce-and-dissolution/qandact_view

https://www.ohiobar.org/ForPublic/Resources/LawYouCanUse/Pages/LawYouCanUse-69.aspx


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