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Am I legally married?

Sedona, AZ |

There was a marriage ceremony and a few days later a marriage license application was completed and filled out and the license was issued and signed by the parties and minister and is on file with the superior court. There was a separation while the groom was in rehab and then he disappeared. The groom has reportedly married someone else in the same county.

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  1. Best answer

    Based on the facts presented it sounds like you are legally married and your spouse may have ilegally married again but that marriage would be invalid. Go in for a consultation with a local family law attorney to discuss your options.

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  2. It sounds like you have a valid marriage, and the subsequent marriage of your spouse would be invalid. That said, based upon the circumstances, you might want to look into a divorce. Good luck!

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  3. Valid marriage but subsequent marriage of spouse leads to necessity to consult local counsel.

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