Is a Mexican marriage valid in the US?
A legal Mexican marriage will be recognized in the U.S. You can file for divorce in the U.S. and seek the benefits and protections of US law, including property division, spousal and child support depending on your circumstances. See an attorney to find out what your rights are.
Is a marriage certificate from another country valid 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.
Can I get a divorce in the US if I was 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.
What percent of first marriages in the United States end in divorce within 10 years?
Almost 50 percent of all marriages in the United States will end in divorce or separation. 7. Researchers estimate that 41 percent of all first marriages end in divorce. 8.