How to Divorce a Missing Spouse

By Mike Broemmel - Updated June 13, 2017
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Abandonment by a spouse represents valid grounds for divorce. Although you may find that you possess a valid reason to end your marriage, you may wonder how to proceed with a divorce when your spouse is missing. The family law statutes of all states include provisions and mechanisms that allow you to proceed with a divorce even when your spouse is missing, according to the American Bar Association Section of Family Law.

About the Author

Mike Broemmel began writing in 1982. He is an author/lecturer with two novels on the market internationally, "The Shadow Cast" and "The Miller Moth." Broemmel served on the staff of the White House Office of Media Relations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and political science from Benedictine College and a Juris Doctorate from Washburn University. He also attended Brunel University, London.

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