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I wish to take a divorce from my husband, who is domicile in
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I still have South African citizenship, got married in the
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My husband and I are both South African's. I want to divorce
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Thanks advise on my last question I have a few other
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I'm a NZ permanent resident that married a New Zealand
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We want a divorce,but were married in sri lanka. My wife is
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Hi, Me and my husband are seperating. However we have lived
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Hi,I was wondering in New Zealand about general laws are
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I have been separated from my husband less that 2 years now.
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