Can you get Brazilian citizenship through marriage?
From there, you can get a permanent resident visa within 90 days. Does marrying a Brazilian automatically confer Brazilian citizenship? No. After filing all of your paperwork and one year of marriage to a Brazilian national — plus your permanent residency — it will be possible to apply for naturalization.
Is divorce legal in Brazil?
The latest numbers available from the IBGE statistics agency show that 351,153 couples got a divorce in 2011. It's surprising to many that divorce only became legal in Brazil in 1977. And prior to 2010, Brazilians must have been separated for a full year with the approval of a judge before they could get divorced.
When did it become legal for a woman to divorce her husband?
Parliament passed the Matrimonial Causes Act of 1857, a watershed law that allowed women to file for divorce for the first time (though their burden of proof was still higher than men's), to initiate legal contracts, and to keep possession of her own earnings and inheritances, just as a single woman would.
Can you get a divorce while husband is deployed?
Filing for Divorce While Deployed It can be a very difficult situation to file for divorce while deployed, but can be accomplished with the help of a knowledgeable attorney from my firm. If a service member's spouse desires to get divorced while he or she is deployed, the procedural process is the same.