Reservation Legal Process

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Question: My husband and I have been married for 19 years. Common Law for 4 years and 14 years Legally Married (State of NM). We have been separated for 3 months, if I decided to divorce my husband my reason is "Adultery". We have a State Marriage Licence and we married in Navajo Nation Court. Do I file with the State of New Mexico or Navajo Nation. We have 2 children therefore child support will be filed. And can I charge my husband and his companion with "Adultery"?

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Question: How can I defend myself professionally on a Summons that was delivered to me?It states on there I have within 20 days to defend myself. And its states that i pay for the filing fee. Do I have to pay it?

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Question: Recently got married less than 3 weeks ago on the reservation.... Looking to get an annulment... What's the process in Gila River? Is there a time frame? We have no assets together.... No children or pregnancy.

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Question: Does a restraining order stay on a defendant's record? If so, how long. The restraining order was for harassment. TA

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QUESTIONS

  • Does a restraining order stay on a defendant's record? If so, how long. The restraining order was for harassment. TA
  • My husband and I have been married for 19 years. Common Law for 4 years and 14 years Legally Married (State of NM). We have been separated for 3 months, if I decided to divorce my husband my reason is "Adultery". We have a State Marriage Licence and we married in Navajo Nation Court. Do I file with the State of New Mexico or Navajo Nation. We have 2 children therefore child support will be filed. And can I charge my husband and his companion with "Adultery"?
  • How can I defend myself professionally on a Summons that was delivered to me?It states on there I have within 20 days to defend myself. And its states that i pay for the filing fee. Do I have to pay it?
  • Recently got married less than 3 weeks ago on the reservation.... Looking to get an annulment... What's the process in Gila River? Is there a time frame? We have no assets together.... No children or pregnancy.

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  • State Bar of Arizona
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    www.maricopabar.org
    Referral number 602-257-4434
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    www.pimacountybar.org
    Referral number 520-623-4625
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
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