You can file your petition for dissolution of marriage with the court where you reside and have your wife served by publication. Service by publication means running the notice of your petition for dissolution of marriage in the legal notices section of a newspaper for a period of time. Ask the court clerk how long the notice in the newspaper has to run for effective service by publication because the time period varies from court to court.
Service by publication is effective even if your wife never sees the notice in the newspaper.
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