How do I get divorced if I got married in the Philippines?

How do I get divorced if I got married in the Philippines?

After the Filipino courts have acknowledged the dissolution of marriage, only then can a Filipino citizen remarry. Annulment is the only solution to divorce in the Philippines. An annulment acts as if a marriage has never taken place.

Can divorce be recognized in the Philippines?

There is no divorce in the Philippines, but when a divorce is validly obtained abroad by an alien spouse from his or her Filipino spouse, the Filipino spouse shall have the capacity to remarry under Philippine law.

Can a Filipino get a divorce in Hong Kong?

Getting divorce in HK is an option. However, the divorce obtained by a Filipina will not be recognized in the Philippines.

Can a divorced Filipino remarry?

Q: I am a Philippine citizen who obtained a divorce decree in a foreign country. Can I now legally marry under Philippine law? A: No. Before you can legally marry again, you must have that divorce decree judicially recognized in the Philippines.

How long does it take to divorce in Hong Kong?

four to six months

What is the divorce rate in Hong Kong?

2.34 per 1 000