Hi, my husband and I married in Scotland in 2010, (both were residing in England at time). We are now both in Dubai and I wish to apply for divorce which will not be contested by either party and financially no issues. Do i have to apply to Scottish court and is simple divorce possible as both non resident?Many Thanks
HWhat links do you still have with the UK?Claire
my parents in Scotland and sister in England and I own two properties in England. I have a UK bank account - thats about it
HIThen you have sufficient links to issue a divorce petition in England,There are various firms which specialise in ex-pat divorces such ashttp://www.family-lawfirm.co.uk/Claire
Thanks Claire so can I just doublecheck that I can petition in England although marriage certificate is Scottish and marriage took place there
HiWhere you married does not effect where the divorce takes place - that is based on residence and domicile.Since you have properties in England it will be easiest to issue a petition thereClaire
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