Is divorce allowed in Mexico?
In 1970, in accordance with a Mexican federal law recommendation, many courts stopped accepting divorce petitions from non-residents. Accordingly, petitioners must be selective in their choice of court. With the advent of no-fault divorce in the United States, Mexican divorces are not as popular as they once were.
How long does a divorce take in Mexico?
3-6 monthsThese uncontested divorces generally take 3-6 months. I found through an experience of my own, getting married outside of Mexico was a much simpler affair.
Can my spouse stop me from getting a divorce?
All states require that you give a reason in your petition for ending your marriage. Every state now has a "no-fault" divorce, meaning that you do not have to prove someone was at fault in order to obtain this. Your spouse generally cannot contest this type.