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I was married in Nigeria but I live abroad, can I file

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Hello I was married in Nigeria but I live abroad, can I file for a divorce abroad and register it in Nigeria whenever I return home
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Married for 3 years this June, we have been separated for almost 3 years. We have a child and he is not contesting custody
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