We were married in Belize in 1997, and my husband has never become a US citizen. Is this marriage even recognized in the US? I want a divorce. Can I get divorced in the US? And what about our legal assets?
You should consult with an attorney in Louisiana, but generally, US courts will apply the doctrine of comity, which means that a marriage entered into correctly in another jurisdiction (even a foreign country) will be deemed a marriage in the U.S. as well. So if you were properly married in Belize, then you remain married in the US.
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