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Boy is indian citizen and hindu, married in india, now in US on H1B visa, wife never came to USA want help on divorce

Columbus, OH |

I am H1B Visa holder, I had arranged marriage and after marriage I came to know that my wife got married because of her parents pressure. When she appear for H4 Visa she got 221G Query, though she was carrying all required documents which consulate mention in 221G form. I found out that she is not serious and interested in this marriage. After investigating I found that she had affair before marriage, which she continued after marriage also when I come back to USA to resume my job. I had evidence of her affairs and now i want to apply for divorce. Is it possible for me to get Divorce here without going back to India.

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You need to check with a family law attorney in the state where you reside.

Lynne R. Feldman, Attorney at Law
Concentrating in Immigration Law

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Former Adjunct Professor -- Immigration law
University of Illinois College of Law


It is really complicated and might not be recognized in India if you try to do a divorce in the US.

I think you're better off hiring a lawyer in India.

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Yes, absolutely. And it will be much faster than the time it would take in Hindustan. Make sure to consult with and hopefully hire a divorce lawyer in your town.

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Contact a domestic relations (divorce) attorney in you state of residence.


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1476 W. 9th Street, Suite 800
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

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