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Yes, she can. However, it is prudent for her to wait at least 30 days to establish that she is a resident of Alaska in order to file the divorce action. Her husband may challenge the jurisdiction of the state to issue custody and visitation Order because Oregon will be considered the home state of the children if the children have not resided in Alaska for six months before the divorce action. However, since she is fleeing the state because of abusive situation, it is unlikely that the husband will prevail.
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