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Getting divorced while living in germany under SOFA status to a German citizen, but married in Tennessee
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Dear Customer, thank you for coming to this site.Is Germany your joint residence?Have you got any specific questions about the divorce ?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I am a legal resident of Nebraska and I pay state taxes and federal taxes to United States. I work on the American military installation on base and fall under the American work system. We are renting our current place of residence in germany
Dear Customer, if you both are residents here in Germany German divorce law would be applicable .This is according to the Rome III treaty which focuses on where couples have their residence .Nationality or SOFA status or where you got married are of no importance .
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Would getting a divorce in America be applicable
of course you can get a divorce in the US
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
What would be the proper filing procedures to file for divorce in nebraska

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