Can you marry if you are not divorced?
If you marry someone who never divorced their previous spouse, your marriage to that person is invalid due to bigamy laws. However, if the person has died or is presumed dead, then your marriage remains valid.
What can you do if your spouse won’t sign divorce papers?
Uncontested Divorce If you properly served the divorce petition and your spouse filed an uncontested response, but won't sign off on the final divorce papers, courts in some states may allow the case to proceed as though it's uncontested. You may wait to be assigned a court appearance date.
Do you need divorce papers to get married in Vegas?
Divorce papers are not required for a remarriage in Nevada. You will be required to sign on your marriage license application that you are legally divorced. A divorce granted in another state must be final in the state in which it was granted. If you are divorced, it must be final.
How do I get out of marriage without divorce?
Annulment. An annulment is a legal decree that means the marriage is null and void, like it never happened at all. Divorce ends the marriage, but recognizes that the marriage existed, and lasted for a certain period of time.