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I have been married since June 15, 2001, my husband and I

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Good Morning, I have been married since June 15, 2001, my husband and I separated in October 2003. We have not file for a legal separation, nor have we applied for a divorce. I have recently learn that her has remarried someone else as of August 2014. Is this legal
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Customer: No
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Customer: Well, we have no children together, however I do have my own land, home and retirement. How could this affect me.
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Roger replied 9 months ago.

Hi - my name is ***** ***** I'll be glad to assist.

No, the second marriage would not be legal if the first marriage (between the two of you) is still intact. Instead, it would be a void marriage based on bigamy.

Expert:  Roger replied 9 months ago.

The action shouldn't have much of an affect on you.....other than to cause confusion regarding your marital status.

It may be good grounds to file for divorce and would likely be leverage when you deal with support and property division issues.

Expert:  Roger replied 9 months ago.

The main thing to keep in mind is that you haven't done anything wrong.....so whatever comes of this shouldn't be adverse to you.

Expert:  Roger replied 9 months ago.

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