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In order to file for divorce in the United States while another person is living in Vietnam, you will have to go into state court where you reside, in this case Harris County. It is important that you proceed in the court of a state where your legal residence there can not be questioned. SERVICE ON THE OTHER PARTYIt is very important that you show that the other party in Vietnam received adequate notice of the divorce proceedings against them. You have to make "service of process" on them. This might involve paying someone in Vietnam to serve your ex with a copy of your petition for divorce, get her signature acknowledging her receipt of this, and send you back the signed receipt. Generally the court's will accept a signed and notarized acknowledgement from a US Embassy in the other country. Here is a link to information on notary and foreign countries http://travel.state.gov/law/judicial/judicial_2086.html
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