Divorcing in the most favourable jurisdiction

Many couples move abroad for periods of time, often to fulfill work commitments and if they decide to separate and subsequently divorce, there is often confusion over which country the Divorce Petition should be issued in. Divorce proceedings abroad are more complicated than in the UK and you may be required to adhere to local laws. Factors taken into consideration include:

  • whether or not you are both living overseas in the same location and need to file for divorce in that country
  • whether or not that divorce will be recognised in your home country
  • whether or not the divorce proceedings are being initiated by the spouse when the other party is overseas ᆪタモ most common in military life when one party is often away from home for extended periods ….

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