Can I divorce in the US if I married in Mexico?

Can I divorce in the US if I married in Mexico?

Yes. If you are residing within the US, you can file for divorce at your local family law court even if the marriage took place in Mexico.

Can we get divorced in the US if we were married overseas?

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Yes. You can divorce in an American state even if you were married abroad. However, you can't file for divorce until you fulfill your current state's residency requirements, meaning that you have to live within that state for a period of time prescribed by the state's divorce laws.

Can you get married in another country and still be legally married in the US?

In general, marriages which are legally performed and valid abroad are also legally valid in the United States. Inquiries regarding the validity of a marriage abroad should be directed to the attorney general of the state where you live. American diplomatic and consular officers are NOT permitted to perform marriages.

Is a foreign marriage valid in the US?

Marriages performed overseas are considered valid in the country where they take place if they are entered into in accordance with local law. Recognition of the validity of marriages performed abroad depends on the laws of the place in which the marriage is to be recognized.

What happens if an American marries a Mexican?

If you and your husband or wife have already married, you would start the green-card application process by filing Form I-130 with USCIS. Upon approval, your spouse enters the U.S. on an immigrant visa, at which time he or she becomes a lawful permanent resident and receives an actual green card soon after.

Can 2 US citizens get married in Mexico?

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You don't have to be a resident of Mexico to get married there. Two foreigners can get married in country with a passport, tourist visa and minimum amount of paperwork. However, if you plan to marry a Mexican resident or citizen, you may need to apply for a foreign marriage permit.