How do I know if my wife was married before marrying me

Asked 8 months ago - Houston, TX

How I can know if my wife was married before marrying, she lived in many states before we got married.

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Have you asked her? It's cheaper than hiring a private detective.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Did you try asking her? If you don't think you got an honest answer, then it might be time to engage a private detective to investigate Any prior marriages she might have had.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  3. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . Ask her.

    NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS www.myattorneyusa.com; email: info@myattorneyusa.com; Phone: (866)... more
  4. Stephen F Wallace

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    Answered . You could ask. Or you can start checking for previous marriage licenses in all of the places she lived and visited.

  5. Dean George Tsourakis

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    Answered . Mr. Behar is right. Hire a private investigator.

  6. Lynn Marie O'Brien

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    Answered . This is not an immigration question. In my opinion, if you don't trust what she's telling you, perhaps you are not ready for marriage.

    Contact me at lobrien@ornerobrien.com or at 240-395-1506. This response is provided for informational purposes.... more

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