I arrived the States with my wife from nigeira and we have decided to go our separate ways due to differences that cant be resolved, ill like to know if we are allowed to divorce from Nigeria where we got married?
You can get divorced in Nigeria or FL. In terms of legal requirements, I cannot speak for Nigeria, although I am sure they have their requirements. If you do get divorced in Nigeria and then want a court of FL jurisdiction to recognize the divorce, you would have to file a petition to domesticate a foreign judgment.
In FL, you or your spouse would have to be a resident for at least 6 months before filing for divorce.
A licensed attorney can definitely help you with this process.
-Lee Damessous, Esq.
Licensed FL Attorney
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