NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Status: I want a divorce.
A judge has given a Brooklyn woman permission to file for divorce from her elusive husband via a Facebook message.READ MORE: Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Department Of Education Workers Put On Hold By Federal Judge
Ellanora Baidoo’s lawyer said the ruling was made by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper.
Victor Sena Blood-Dzraku will be served with the divorce summons via a private Facebook message, the Daily News first reported. It will be repeated once a week for three consecutive weeks or until “acknowledged” by Baidoo’s hard-to-find husband.
“The person who is suing for divorce has to serve the other party personally, in this case that was impossible because after Mr. Blood-Dzraku, the husband, moved out of the marital residence in Brooklyn he had been incognito as far as his address is concerned for a couple of years,” Attorney Andrew Spinnell told 1010 WINS.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 9/26 Sunday Morning Forecast
The couple married in 2009 in a civil ceremony and the relationship began to unravel when the defendant reneged on his promise to a traditional Ghanaian wedding ceremony as well, Spinnell said.
“There’s no money at stake…she just wants a divorce,” Spinnell said.
The ruling says Blood-Dzraku has only been in touch with his wife via phone and Facebook.MORE NEWS: Gabby Petito's Father Announces Creation Of Gabby Petito Foundation Ahead Of Public Memorial Service
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