Got married in mexico came the day after to Illinois, I want to get a divorce what can I do

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Judy A. Goldstein

Judy A. Goldstein

Divorce / Separation Lawyer - Mokena, IL

If your marriage was legal in Mexico, you can get divorced in Illinois, provided you meet the residency requirement and have grounds to file the petition for dissolution of marriage. The requirement is that on the day you finalize your divorce you will have lived in the State of Illinois continuously for at least 90 days. Please seek the services of an attorney to help you.

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Joseph Pierce O'Brien

Joseph Pierce O'Brien

Divorce / Separation Lawyer - Wheaton, IL

Talk to an Illinois family lawyer. If you have lived in IL for a certain period of time you can file for divorce here.

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Divorce is the process of formally ending a marriage. Divorces may be jointly agreed upon, resolved by negotiation, or decided in court.

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