Divorce and Marriage Law

Does a will become null an void after divorce or is it still good when you marry someone else?


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2006-05-03 20:41:52
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In most cases yes, unless the people involved allow the children to remain in the Will. If the divorce is amicable by both parties then the wife or husband may even stay in the will. The norm is, that when people file for divorce they divide property/monies and settle on child custody. The existing Wills should be redone by a lawyer (or the person themselves) taking out their ex. Then it's up to each of them to decide if the children remain in each separate Will. Marcy


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From what I understand, you can't marry anyone who is already married (unless they divorce their current partner or become a widow)

well first of all he might want to get a divorce before he can marry you. if he won't get a divorce then does not want to marry you.

If you live in a Western country such as the United States or Canada, no, you cannot marry someone else without getting a divorce and it bigamy is breaking the law.

No, not in the United States or all other Western countries. You can only be married to one person at a time. You must obtain a divorce before you remarry or your second marriage would be invalid. When you knowingly marry while still married to someone else you commit bigamy which is illegal.

If you are still married when you marry your new spouse the second marriage will not be legal. Even if you divorce your first spouse during your second marriage, it will still not be legal. You have to be divorced BEFORE you marry again.

No, it universally illegal to marry if you are already married and until the divorce is final you are legally still married.

did she ever marry or have kids and what did she end up doing for a living

Do you mean can you get married if you're still married to another person? No. At least not in the US.

You cannot legally marry if your divorce is not final, even if you go to another country it is still bigamy.

It is not legal to marry someone that is already married. Until you have the final divorce decree, you would be breaking the law to obtain a marriage license. Marrying someone who is already married is called bigamy.

Unless there has be a legal divorce they are still legally married and if they tried to marry someone else they would be breaking the law.

This is completely natural, if you absolutely hated your ex, this would still happen. It doesn't mean you still have feelings for him/her. If you are really doubting this future marriage, have a talk with your ex and consider your options, you can always get a divorce.

Yep, legal resident. Citizenship takes time. I'll marry you. I should add you can not marry someone to become legitimate AND you still must file all the proper paperwork. In other words you must actually marry out of love and not for citizenship.

Only he knows for sure - speculating, he still has control of you, its a reason he does not have to marry the other person, he may not believe in divorce or for some unknown reason he may believe down the road he could come back.

You're kidding, right? If you are still married, you can not legally marry another! No one cares if you have a divorce in progress or not. It's like being pregnant; you are either married (can't legally marry another) or you or divorced. There is no in between.

I believe you can. Only if his marriage in India is not registered in the USA.

No. Until your divorce is finalized by the court, you are still married. Getting married to a different person during your divorce proceedings would be bigamy.

Unless you have good reason to believe that your husband is dead you still need to file for divorce. Abandonment is acceptable grounds for divorce in all states.

No, i don't think so. Some paws would let you of, while others would prosecute you for bigamy. Divorce, like marriage, has to be filed, so no one gets into trouble or has the wrong surname. Jonsteph Actually if the divorce was never filed then techinically the two people who want to be divorced are still married. If you marry one of these people then it is illegal but it isn't your fault so I wouldn't worry.

No. An engagement is a promise to marry. In many jurisdictions an engagement is a legal commitment with the possibility of legal consequences if the engagement is broken. A married woman cannot make a legal promise to marry someone else. She is not free to marry until she has legally dissolved her existing marriage.

Not legally - you would have to be divorced from your current wife and when the divorce is final take things from there - of course you will have to look into your local laws for your area in how long etc. as well as take into your religious beliefs if either of you have any as then it is at times looked down upon to divorce and remarry. You really have to consider if this is something that you would want to do. Maybe a divorce and instead of jumping into another marriage date for a time and see how things go. ANSWER: If this man is still married, I think not. Come on common sense here, no one can marry someone if your already married. But if this married man divorce his legal wife, then he can marry his mistress if that is what they both wanted.

If you have a marriage certificate, that is your proof. If someone is contesting this, it is up to them to produce divorce documents. Even if you were in the process of getting a divorce at the husband's time of death, if there was no divorce decree, there was not yet a divorce.

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