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Spouse divorced me in another country...

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27 Jul 12 #345652 by PaulCa38
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Hi there,

I''ve been trying to trace my canadian wife for sometime as I was trying to get a divorce so I can eventually remarry here in the UK. I eventually found out that she actually applied for and was granted a divorce through the canadian courts. I can get a copy of the official divorce certificate from the courthouse in canada where the divorce was registered if need be. my question is where does that leave me here in the UK? I would suspect that that means that I am also officially no longer married and free to remarry here in the UK. Can anyone shed any light on this situation?

Thanks
Paul.

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27 Jul 12 #345653 by dukey
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Your fine Paul just get proof of the divorce in Canada and your free to remarry, divorce in Canada is recognised over here.

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