Could I legally remarry if my spouse has? 16 Answers as of July 01, 2015

Though we were not divorced, my spouse remarried in 2013. Am I now able to legally remarry, or must I obtain a divorce?

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S. Joseph Schramm | Joseph Schramm
You must obtain a divorce if you wish to remarry. Since you did not obtain a divorce your husband's second marriage is bigamous and, consequently, a nullity.
Answer Applies to: Pennsylvania
Replied: 7/1/2015
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Grace Law Offices of John F Geraghty Jr. | John F. Geraghty, Jr.
Your marriage would be voidable if you did.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 7/1/2015
Law Office of Robert E McCall | Robert McCall
She has committed a crime, bigamy. You should NOT remarry until the divorce is final.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 7/1/2015
Diane l. Berger | Diane L. Berger
Your spouse is not legally remarried. You must be divorced before you can remarry.
Answer Applies to: Nebraska
Replied: 7/1/2015
Richard B. Jacobson & Associates, LLC | Richard B. Jacobson
You must get a divorce first. It's not all that hard or expensive. She, for her part, is committing the crime of bigamy.
Answer Applies to: Wisconsin
Replied: 7/1/2015
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