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marriage abroad where can I divorce?

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florcita Tue 17-Oct-17 13:54:05

Hello,

I have been married for 10 years. We have an 18 months old daughter but unfortunately we have decided to divorce.
I have a British passport and we married abroad (South America). I wonder if I need to get a divorce first in the country I got married and then I can start the divorce paperwork in the UK? Or is it ok doing this only in the UK?

Does anyone recommend a website or solicitors’ firm?

Many thanks

DraughtyWindow Tue 17-Oct-17 13:58:11

I was married in Kenya and divorce proceedings took place in the U.K. All you need is the original marriage certificate. Is the respondent in the U.K.?
I went through quickiedivorce.com - not sure if they're still around though.

DraughtyWindow Tue 17-Oct-17 14:00:04

www.quickie-divorce.com/

CoteDAzur Tue 17-Oct-17 14:00:07

AFAIK you divorce in the country where you live, regardless of where you got married.

Even if you live outside the UK at present, you can make a case that you are domiciled in the UK (you have strong ties to the UK - a house, bank accounts, etc) even if your residence may be elsewhere for the time being) to divorce in the UK.

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