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I got married in Fiji and I leave here in Sydney is it possible

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I got married in Fiji and I leave here in Sydney is it possible to get a divorce here in Australia
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Customer: I got married in Fiji last year in May and since than i have been having marriage problem with my husband and he leaves in Fiji.
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Customer: I found out my husband has been having an affair with another women.
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 7 months ago.
Good EveningMy name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise Please understand this is not legal advice but a guide to assist you.Yes it is. You will need the original ,marriage certificate from Fiji to prove you were married. But you can apply for a divorce here in Australia.If you are married fro less than 2 years the law says you need to have counselling. Also you have to be separated for 12 months before you can apply for a divorce. In Australia Divorce is a no fault system so you cannot use the fact he is having an affair to get it done quicker. You have to wait the 12 months. I hope this makes sense and is of assistance. If there is nothing further thank you for using my services. If I have missed anything, or you have any further questions please let me know If there is anything else in the future please do not hesitate to ask. Please do not forget to leave positive feedback. RegardsLeon