Many thanks for that. There are no children and there is no property to consider. I do however need something in writing as I am on NZ Superannuation and at present I am missing out on approx. $200 a month because I have no written agreement with my wife regarding being separated. They have asked to see something on paper before they can increase my payments.
Thanks again. I am going to Germany in August and, having received an email from a friend there this morning, will be going with him to the German lawyers and getting the papers released. He is fluent in the German language, so it should all go smoothly.
All it will cost me is the release fee, not a huge amount!! Thank you for your help, much appreciated.
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