Can a inmate file for divorce?
Yes, you can divorce someone who is in prison. No matter if the inmate is in a state or federal facility – or if they are in the county jail – you have the right to file for divorce from someone who is serving time. This kind of divorce goes pretty quickly because both spouses agree on all of the terms.
How can I divorce an inmate for free?
The prison library usually has all the forms you will need to file for divorce while incarcerated. Free help should also be available; ask your librarian for the resources you will need. Be sure to ask for a filing fee waiver or indigent affidavit form, as the fee will likely be waived due to your incarceration.
Can you marry someone while they are in jail?
Regulations for marrying a prisoner will vary from prison to prison, but most institutions require a Marriage Packet Request to get permission to marry the prisoner. Once the forms are completed by both of you, you'll need to send it back to the prison facility with the requested fees.