I am Brazilian. Married a US citizen in Brazil. Wife is a resident of Wisconsin. I have a CR1. I am now back in Brazil. Can I petition Wisconsin divorce from Brazil?
Probably not ... since you're no longer residing in Wisconsin. But, you probably can file for divorce in Brazil.
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You should contact a Family Law [Marriage and Divorce] practitioner regarding questions about getting a divorce.
The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an attorney to discuss your individual case.
If your wife lives in Wisconsin, you can request a divorce. There may be some complications, particularly if you do not intend to return, so I highly recommend that you consult with a divorce lawyer.
This submission is not, nor is it intended as, legal advice. You should consult a lawyer to address your legal issue.
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