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I married a man in philippines, am I free to remarry in the

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I married a man in philippines, am I free to remarry in the U.S.?
No. You must first get a divorce in order to remarry.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

I married a man in the philippines who is still married to his previous wife in philippines.

he tried to come to the U.S. illegally. I would like to marry someone here in U.S..

Do I need to file some sort of paper saying the marriage was illegal,in order to

remarry in the states to my new fiance? Must I return to the philippines to file some

sort of annulment, or should the U.S. embassy send their letter saying what he

did was illegal and have me file that?

In that case, your marriage may be void if bigamy voids a marriage under Phillipine law. If so, you are free to remarry without any paperwork.
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