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Trying to find out if spouse has remarried after separation.

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Hi, trying to find out...
Hi, trying to find out if spouse has remarried after separation
JA: Are there any minor children from the relationship? What is the custody situation?
Customer: No
JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?
Customer: Kentucky
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I am in Nevada and have been separated for 20 years
Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Family Law
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are we still considered to be married if he is in Ky and I moved to Vegas after seperation
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Hi,

I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today.

A marriage can only be terminated by death or divorce. There is no amount of time that a marriage will end simply because the spouses are living apart or in different states. If you have reason to believe your wife married someone else, that's bigamy. You could contact the local police in her area and ask them to investigate.

Another option is to hire a private investigator. Or if you'd like to file for divorce now, a local attorney could help you subpeona information about her current living situation and marital status.

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