My husband said his first wife was killed in an auto accident. We were married in a civil ceremony. About nine years later I found a copy of the marriage certificate and he had stated he was never married before. When an immigration attorney asked for copy of his divorce decree, he insisted it wasn’t necessary because in Mexico you are divorced if separated ten years or longer. After several years he had not presented evidence of a divorce. What can I do? I now live in NM He still lives in my Virginia home with his mother
You were technically married in a civil ceremony. It might not be a valid legal marriage, or you may be entitled to an annulment if that is what you are inquiring about.
I am confused—you said he reported that his first wife was killed. You then later said he told you he had never been married… Which is it?
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