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I got married overseas ( Tunisia), my Spouse is american. i

i got married overseas ( Tunisia) , my Spouse is american . i came through to the US through that marriage .However when i got to the US we didn't do any re marriage or court or registration or anything or anything .Now I want to marry again , but i'm not even sure if in the US marriage record i'm still married .I went to city clerk they told me if I didn't register my marriage in The US then i'm not married here and don't need to file for divorce.Even my birth certificate back home says i'm single .So am I actually married here or not? do I need to file a divorce in the US? Can I instead divorce her backhome in my country and just translate the divorce certificate?Thanks

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I married a woman from Ukraine who staid just enough to get

I married a woman from Ukraine who staid just long enough to get her green card and then immediately returned to her country. She is now claiming she got pregnant just before leaving the country and wants child support based on the texas child support rate. This is very strange since I've had a vasectomy. I'm asking her for a paternity test and to stay in Texas so that I can see the child.Can she be required to provide a paternity test before putting my name on the birth certificate of the child? If she chooses to live in Ukraine, is child support calculated based on Ukraine law or Texas law? If Ukraine law, what would child support be in Ukraine? What if she lives in Crimea, the part of Ukraine annexed by Russia?Thanks

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Both my wife and I are Croatians, we lived in US

Both my wife and I are Croatians, we lived in US for over 30 years, but we got married in Croatia.Can I file devoice in Croatia instead of US?If I file devoice in Croatia, can my wife request to do the trial here in US?

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I need to file a recognition of divorce from another country

I need to file a recognition of divorce from another country in the California court. I have the certified divorce decree from the out of state country, the English translation, notaries and the Apostille. However, I have no idea how to file it with the California court. I need help at that level. I need to know how to file it as I need it recognized/registered.

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My husband and I were married in USA. We lived together in

My husband and I were married in USA. We lived together in USA. I am a citizen of USA. At the time in question he was NOT a citizen but a permanent resident of the USA. He went back to his country and got a divorce. According to his country laws the divorce should not have been granted. However after a nice payment to the Judge it was granted. I was never sent a copy of the final divorce. I was notified of him filing.I now need a divorce or and dont know how to proceed. The things stated in his divorce in his country for example child custody. I do not agree with. Every time I go to file a divorce in USA I am asked if there is a case in any other place and I have to answer yes. Then I am told that I dont need a divorce here in usa or I have to wait for the papers from that country.How can I obtain a divorce from this man?

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My husband and I were married in Seattle, WA and we lived there

My husband and I were married in Seattle, WA and we lived there for 5.5 years. Then we moved to Charlotte, NC where we lived for 1 year before separating. The day of separation (september 20, 2015), my husband moved back to Seattle where he has been a resident now for 7 months. I remained in NC. I discovered that in order for me to file for divorce in Washington, only one of us needs to be a resident of WA, which he is (registered voter, car registration, job, apartment, etc). So I filed for divorce in WA to which he agreed, signed papers for, now we're just waiting the required 90 days per WA law. I am still a resident of NC.Question: Will my divorce, which will be recognized in WA, be recognized in NC? Will I be required to do anything for it to be recognized in NC?

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Divorce Lawyer, If I was married outside the USA and never

For a divorce Lawyer,If I was married outside the USA and never registered my marriage in USA, then I divorced her in the same country, can I obtain a divorce certificate from the New Jersey state where I live?

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My husband is a US citizen, I'm not. We live in different

My husband is a US citizen, I'm not. We live in different countries. We got married in California. We have never lived together. I want a divorce. We have no disputes, no property to share, and we agree to divorce. I live overseas. Asked him to file all the papers but he didn't do that. How could I do this from outside the US?

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I have gone to court and the judge ruled what the birth

I have gone to court and the judge ruled what the birth father is supposed to pay in child support and other expenses, 1/2 education expenses, 1/2 medical. I am the primary conservator and the child lives with me. The father has moved out of state. (Iam in Texas, he is in Minnesota.) I was told to contact the attorney general, child support division. I did. All the education/medical receipts were sent to the Attorney General of Texas. I call them periodically. It has been 2 years. The father has not sentany money what so ever. I sent a letter to Family Court in Minnesota with jurisdiction to where the father lives with the same information I sent to the AG of Texas. The Minnesota Court sent everything back stating I need to contact the AG of Texas. WhichI have done many times. The AG of Texas tells me they can only "request" the MN Court to take action against the father. If the MN Court does nothing, there is nothing the AG of Texas can do. The father has never paid anything ad now owes me better than $12000.00in expenses and child support. Ideas?

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