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difference between being petitioner or respondent

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12 Sep 10 #224039 by londonbabs
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Hi,

My wife and I have agreed to divorce amicably after a few years of separation, since she is from oversea and there is a visa matter involved, I was wondering if it would make a difference whether I was the Petitioner or the respondent, in short, if it makes a difference to me in case I want to marry again in the future, or would it slow down any future attempt to marry someone else ?

I hope my question isn't too vague, feel free to ask any informations you might need to answer it.

Thank to anyone who can help

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12 Sep 10 #224040 by dukey
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It doesnt matter who divorce who, i assume you will divorce using two years separation as you both agree.

If you divorce using adultery or unreasonable behavior the Petitioner can ask the respondent pay the petitioners costs for the actual divorce.

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13 Sep 10 #224154 by londonbabs
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Thank you for the answer, and just to be sure and put my mind at ease, it is absolutely sure that being Petitioner will not, in any way, matter for any future lawful relationship I might want to have, we will divorce using the two year separation (whatever is easier)
I just need to be absolutely sure before going ahead, thank you again

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13 Sep 10 #224157 by dukey
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Once the judge grants the Decree Absolute legally you are no longer married and perfectly free to marry again.

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13 Sep 10 #224178 by londonbabs
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Thank you so much, that is all I needed to know

kind regards

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