Can divorce papers be served out of state?

Can divorce papers be served out of state?

First and foremost, when your spouse lives out of state, you need to ensure that the court where you are filing for divorce has the jurisdiction to actually hear the case. You can also serve your spouse by mail, with proof of receipt signed by your spouse.

Can I kick my wife out if I own the house?

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A dwelling exclusion order, or “kick out” order, is a legal document that gives you the right to exclude your spouse from your home. Once the court grants the dwelling exclusion order under Family Code 6321, your spouse must leave the residence or face legal consequences such as arrest.

Are separate bank accounts considered marital property?

If you live in a community property state, anything acquired during the marriage — including the income used to fund those separate accounts — is considered “community property” and therefore belongs to both spouses. That’s not to say keeping some money in separate accounts is useless.