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My husband is in prison and I want to file for a divorce.

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My husband is in...

My husband is in prison and I want to file for a divorce. I've been told that it would be cheaper due to the fact that he is in prison. My questions are one: is that true that it would be cheaper? and two: how would I go about filing for one?

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

Ohio

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

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

That his lifestyle choices are the reason why I want to divorce him.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Will he agree to the divorce or is he going to contest it?

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