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Asked on: 3/08/03, 6:15 pm

divorce laws

I just have a question about divorce and what the law is for somebody that is a russian citizen but lives in America.Do you have to go through the Russian law system or is divorce possible in America? How do you go about getting a divorce in these circumstances?

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Answered on: 3/10/03, 7:12 pm by Lori Wheat

Re: divorce laws

If you or your spouse reside in Washington, you can obtain a divorce here. Russia may or may not choose to enforce the divorce decree in Russia.


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Lori L. Wheat, Attorney at Law P.O. Box 17166 Seattle, WA 98107

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