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I am filing for divorce. We have been separated for 9 years.

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I am filing for divorce. We have been separated for 9 years. She up and left the state with the children and I have no clue where she is. Should I file it as abandonment or as a regular divorce ?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

VA

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

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Family Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

This depends...once you file you will need to "serve" her...do you anticipate once you track her down and she realizes there is a pending divorce she will work with you? Or fight the divorce?

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