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Can I process the divorce papers in her absence?

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19 Dec 07 #9264 by tiredofher
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Hello everyone,

I'm thinking to divorce and I really want to know whether I can process the divorce documents in her absence, once I have a separation document signed by both sides.

This is the situation. We've been married for about 6 months. I've been working in the UK for about 2 years, continuously, I'm still in the UK and won't leave soon. She has come in the UK on a spouse/dependent visa and has been living with me for about 4 months now.

These are the questions:
1. As we've been married for less than a year, probably we will go for annulment. What should I do in case we only need the annulment and how long does it usually take?
2. If we both sign a separation document before she leaves UK, would be possible for me to fully process further the documents (either annulment or divorce)?
3. If some other signatures are needed after she leaves UK, could a power of attorney document be helpful?

Thanks!

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