If I married in Mexico and live in the US, do I have to go back to Mexico to get a legal divorce? 2 Answers as of September 18, 2017

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Attorney at Law | Marco Acosta
No, it is not necessary to return to Mexico to get a legal divorce in California. As long as you have lived for at least three months in any California county and six months in California the family law court has jurisdiction to grant a divorce. It is assumed that that you were legally married in Mexico and are in fact married under Mexican law.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/18/2017
Peyton and Associates | Barbara Peyton
No. You can get divorced in the county where you are a resident.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/17/2017
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