Deported spouse refusing location for service


#1

i am attempting to get divorce. my soon to be ex will only give me the address of his girlfriend in california. i know he is somewhere in mexico. he is there illegally and is supposed to be in el salvador. i am now getting messages that he will have someone come to my house to get our 2 children and take them to mexico. money is tight but i am trying to get this handled. not sure how to serve him. any advice? also is there a way to get the fees waived? i have not seen or spoken to him in over 7 years besides the new facebook messages. please help


#2

Fees for an absolute divorce cannot be waived.
You may serve him via publication if he cannot be found. The procedure for doing so is enumerated in Rule 4 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure.