Can you put an ad in the paper for a divorce?
If you cannot find your spouse, you can request permission from the court to publish a notice of the divorce in the newspaper or post a notice in the courthouse. This is called a Motion to Serve by Publication or Posting.
Are divorces printed in the newspaper?
Divorce Notice When it comes to listing them in the newspaper, they may be found in a number of different places, including in the court notices as well as being separate news items.
How many years do you have to be married to get retirement?
You only need to be married for one year for your spouse to collect Social Security spousal benefits but depending on your spouse’s age, it might be a good idea to not file just yet. Ideally, both you and your spouse should be at full retirement age before collects benefits—age 66 or 67 depending on your birthdates.
Does 401k automatically go to spouse?
If you are married, federal law says your spouse* is automatically the beneficiary of your 401k or other pension plan, period. Even if your intended beneficiary is a domestic partner you’ve been with for 20 years, your spouse will have legal claim to your 401k if you die, unless he or she signs a waiver.