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My husaband is cheating on me. I am an
international student. Can I file for a divorce here?
Asked on September 27, 2018 under Family Law, Ohio
M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 5 years ago | Contributor
I am so sorry for the situation. Are you both here? Generally speaking if you meet the residency requirements in Ohio you can file for divorce. The practical parts of that remain the concern: serving him and having the court obtaining "jurisdiction" to allow them to divorce you. Then you need to see if divorcing here is an issue in your home country. In some countries it may not be recongized and you would be committing bigamy. Go and speak with a local lawyer. Good luck.
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