INS says my marriage is desolved. Why does it show that I am still married?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I married someone in 1991.I only have a copy of the marriage licence.He is a illegal immigrant from lower mexico.I have tried to make contact with his family countless times.But have never found him.I contacted INS they said our marriage was desolved.But if that is true,then why does it show that we are stll married?How do I file when I cant find him?We have no kids,no property no nothing between us.He ran back to mexico soon after we married.Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

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Can I divorce him for bigamy in New York?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I just found out that my husband of 19 years has married another woman in Mexico and goes there every three months he has a second life. Can I divorce him for bigamy? (I’m in NY) State:  New York Answer:  Absolutely. There is not a state in the country that allows bigamy. Bigamy is a criminal offense and carries specific penalties. You will need to prove that the bigamy exists to the court of jurisdiction in your area and...

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No Consent Divorce South of the Border

Aug 8, 2012 by

The Supreme Court of Mexico recently caused a bit of controversy by backing up divorce laws changes that allow one spouse to request and obtain a divorce without the agreement of the other. The Supreme Court waited until March 2011 to declare the reforms set down in October 2008 by the Mexico City Legislative Assembly to be constitutional and enforceable laws in Mexico. The oddly structured law requires only that divorce petitioners be married for at least one year, one of them wants a divorce,...

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