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If I have divorce papers drawn up is there a time frame in…

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If I have divorce papers drawn up is there a time frame in which they must be served?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in family court?

No steps as of yet

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

Alaska

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

We've only been married 38mo. Have only his house (from previous divorce) that has both our names on it, otherwise No other --loans, credit cards, stock accounts, etc. with both names.

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