Is US divorce legal if married in Costa Rica?
You can get married as well as divorced anywhere in the world how ever it is advisable that if you married in Costa Rica it would be easier and less complicated to get divorced in Costa Rica also, this would make it less expensive and have less procedures.
Laws apply in the land where you are located and marry, if you are married in Costa Rica and divorce in Costa Rica the laws from Costa Rica apply, if you are married in Costa Rica and divorce in the USA then the laws of the USA apply, both have similar laws except that child support and alimony is much higher in the USA.
You married in Costa Rica to a Costa Rican who know lives with you a US citizen you never married here she has conditional status on her green card Should you divorce here or in Costa Rica?
That's exactly the same thing I want to know...From what I have found out you must divorce in Costa Rica..If your spouse doesn't want to divorce you, then you must wait two years before it can be finalized there. You as a married person in Costa Rica must divorce with the Costa Rican laws, even if you appeared single in the US or anywhere else. Failure to get that divorce can cause you a lot…
Are there any special steps you need to take to get a divorce if you and your husband got married in Costa Rica but are both US citizens?
Filing for divorce in Costa Rica is relatively simple and straight forward except for the fact that you have to have completed three years of marriage before starting a petition. Since legal services in Costa Rica are very reasonably priced it is probably best to hire a local attorney to walk you through the process.
If I had a civil ceremony in Costa Rica my husband did not disclose his felony his brother was a witness and nothing was ever filed here was it legal and what do I have to do if we separate?
Felons are not prevented from getting married. Brothers and sisters are commonly used as witnesses. I take it that 'here' means the United States. If you are legally married in Costa Rica, you are legally married in the US. You would have to get the marriage annulled or get a divorce to legally get married again.
4 years Dear Sir: The citizenship of the parties is not relevant, you can present a divorce case as long as you bring to your country the proper documents, (the marriage certificate in this case) duly legalized, in order to be recognized by the local authorities. For instance, if you got married in United States, with a Costa Rican, you can get divorced in Costa Rica, if you bring the marriage certificate duly consularized and…