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Can my husband divorce me in the Dominican Republic?

Yonkers, NY |

I married 19 years ago in NYC with a Dominican man .Now he is telling me that he submitted a divorce in the Dominican Republic during a trip. Is the divorce valid in the United State?

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Filed under: Divorce
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It depends. There are some circustances under which foreign divorces may not be recognized - particularly if there is no notice to one side or the other. You should consult an attorney to discuss your situation.

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