We need this letter for the application of her visa. Irene, 1 – Each country has its own laws and will treat the divorce or annulment obtained abroad differently.2 – Maybe some countries will allow it but in the Philippines he will be considered a bigamist and can be charged with the crime of bigamy and risk from 6 to 12 years in prison.
I have a friend who got married to a Norwegian here in the Philippines.
They just stayed together for more than a year but due to personally differences, they are now legally separated in Norway, according to Norwegian Law, divorced can be finalized after a year of legal separation, so the for the Divorce will be finalized around November 2009.
4 – We can assist with this case please have your friend contact us.
Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to inquire about annulment like how long it will take, how much it will cost and what are the requirements that I need to submit?
m asking him for divorce since last 2 years but he is not agreeing that. now m working abroad and my younger kid was with mom which he kidnapped.
and he is using that kid to get me but i really dont want to go back to him. Anne, A divorce obtained by Filipino citizens overseas is not recognized in the Philippines.
Each have its own set of requirements plus additional set for those special cases that fall under any of the 3 major categories.
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i have been never happy with this guy but i survived just to see my father happy and he just died last year.
and my husband is abroad since last 3 years and her family is always threatening me and he too is always threatening me that i will do this and that to u. i have filled the form for cancellation of marriage last year but he is not agreeing to sign it.
Filipino citizens, no matter what their country of residence must follow the procedure indicated in the Family Code of the Philippines to have their marriage nullified or voided by filing a Petition of Annulment of Marriage before the pertinent Office of the Executive Clerk of Court of the Regional Court. My husband obtained a divorce in the USA, am I now allowed to remarry? But this is a special circumstance which is covered by the Family Code of the Philippines: ART. All marriages solemnized outside the Philippines in accordance with the laws in force in the country where they were solemnized, and valid there as such, shall also be valid in this country, except those prohibited under Articles 35(1), (4), (5) and (6), 36, 37 and 38.