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Chris I would like to know do I have to be legally divorced

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Hi Chris
I would like to know do I have to be legally divorced from my first husband before applying for the partnership visa for my current partner?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 year ago.
If you reside in New Zealand you can apply through the Family Court for the marriage to be dissolved. This is not a difficult process and many apply themselves without using a lawyer
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 year ago.
http://www.justice.govt.nz/family-justice/about-us/documents/forms/pdf/moj0583-one-party-dissolution.pdf
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 year ago.
That is the site to get the forms and it has a guide for use

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