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Spouse's Visa and Divorce

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06 Nov 07 #6023 by Kamau
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Hi all, my situation is as follows. I am a UK citizen. My wife is Kenyan. We got married in Kenya in October 2005. She and her son joined me in the UK in March 2006. She left the marital home in July 2007 and continues to work for an organisation in the UK. Her son is 15 and attends school. She now says she wants a divorce although her Sopouse's Visa expires after 8 March 2008. If she files for divorce now, does it allow enough time for the Decree Absolute to come through by then?

Also, what are her chances of getting a Work Permit from her employer to swich to when her Spouse's Visa expires?

Finally, does the court have jurisdiction if they leave the country?

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Kamau

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