foreign divorce

Definition of "foreign divorce"
  1. A divorce granted in a different state or country than where one partner lives, typically considered valid if the petitioner resides in the granting area and both parties agree to its jurisdiction
How to use "foreign divorce" in a sentence
  1. After living in Paris for a year, Mary filed for a foreign divorce from her husband in the United States.
  2. Even though they were married in the U.S., Samuel and Laura decided to finalize a foreign divorce in England where they currently reside.
  3. Ruth questioned the validity of their foreign divorce as it was carried out in a different country without her consent.

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