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Thank you for your question.
Is the marriage registered with the Office of the Civil Registry?
Did you publish a notice for 2 weeks prior to the ceremony? See
Have you held yourselves out as married in Texas? Do you both live there, or have you both ever lived there as spouses?
Guatemala allows lawyers to perform marriages, and does not require witnesses. Since it was registered in the registry and the notice was published, my opinion is that you are legally married.
I am sorry this is not the answer you had hoped for, but it would be unfair to you, and unprofessional of me, not to give you my honest opinion.
You can get divorced in Texas if you have lived there for 6 months, see
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Please follow up on this with a local attorney.
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