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Divorce Q&A : Spouses living in the US and other countries

Here is an Anon question from an online forum.
What happens to my assets if I have a green card and I divorce my foreign wife that is living abroad and is doing the spouse green card process?
First the basics: The nationality of you and your spouse is unclear. You say that you have a green card (and have a foreign passport) and your “foreign wife that is living abroad and is doing the spouse green card process” I assume this means she is NOT living in America with you and is still living in her native country.

Divorce is an unfortunate reality of modern times and is especially hard when spouses are of different nationalities.

Divorce laws in the US vary across the country since each state has its own regulations and processes. Generally people residing a state - even foreign nationals legally resident there - can file for divorce in that state.

For instance, if you live in Colorado, you will be governed by the laws of that state. You and your spouse will file for a divorce petition …

Must Read Stories of Arranged Marriage and Divorce

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Arranged marriage and divorce are becoming more and more common. We bring you some thought-provoking stories of these kinds of marital breakups.



Sunita was born and brought up in Agra. She even got her BSc degree qualification in Biometrics in the city of the ‘Taj Mahal’. She had no time for love and was ready to have an arranged marriage organised by her parents and family. After seeing a few suitors with rejects from her and them, she to a match called Aamir from Bangalore who was a software engineer and working for a major IT firm. He had a busy work schedule so they met on Skype for the first time and got on very well. She agreed and so did he. Their engagement was arranged for a month later which was the first time they met. She was very attracted to him as soon as she met him and he liked her immensely. The wedding date was set and they kept in touch and she adored the communication with him and fell for him. During conversations, she learnt about a severe alcohol problem Aamir …