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P. Simmons, Military Lawyer
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Experience:  Retired Marine Corps lawyer and Veterans Services Officer (VSO) with 12+ yrs. of experience.
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I was planing on filing but quite unaware of which state to

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Customer: hello, I was planing on filing for divorce but quite unaware of which state to file through. My spouse is Active Duty and stationed here in Florida, I have no job or support system here so I wanted to take my children and go back to Texas for family help and get back on my feet ( I have been a full time student and stay at home mother). Also my husband threatens to call the police if I leave with the kids, but I have nothing here and can't make it on my own without help to start, as I have sacrificed a lot moving here in the first place. I am not sure where to start, I want him in their lives, I just can;t make it on my own here in Florida,
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: we have been stationed here in Florida for 3 years, so I don't know if i could claim Texas as my residence to file for divorce, even though it is home of record. I want to make sure that if i leave nothing detrimental will happen and effect my small children, I was it to be as painless as possible for them.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Military Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 11 months ago.

Hello! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney with more than 18 years of experience. I am here to assist you with your questions. Please understand that if I ask you for additional information, you are NOT charged again and our communications are NOT timed. So please see this as a relaxed conversation between friends. I am here to help

Also, if you would like to chat on the phone, let me know and I can make that happen.

I am sorry for this dilemma. But I do not see a question. Do you have a question?

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