Legal Question in Family Law in Illinois

I have been married for three years, I recently found out that "my husband" was still married in another country when we married his divorce wasn't finalized until 8 months after our marriage, do I still need to file for a divorce? How do I get out of this "marriage "?

Asked on 9/09/13, 11:52 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jonathan Shimberg SHIMBERG and CROHN, P.C.

If you continued to live together after you found out he was still married and did nothing after you found out he was now divorced, IL law provides that your once illegal marriage is now legal.

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Answered on 9/09/13, 12:00 pm


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