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Do I have to give up my citizenship for another country in order to become a citizen of the united states?

A:  no, there''s no requirement to give up your original citizenship to become an American, at least not as far as US law is concerned. The US doesn''t recognize dual citizenship, but doesn''t do anything about it either. once you get US citizenship, you''re required to use your US passport to enter and exit the US, but once you''re outside of the US, it''s up to you as to which passport you use. on the other hand, if you go back to Romania, you''re still their citizen and if you are subject to military service and you''re still a Romanian, don''t be too surprised if you find yourself in their army for a while. DUAL CITIZENSHIP: RECOGNIZED. Due to Romanian recognition of dual citizenship, a child born to parents of differing nationalities is permitted by Romanian

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If someone got married outside of the united states?

A:  Yes. Their marriage would be considered legal, even if they are both US Citizens. And any children they have would be considered US citizens. My parents were married in Brasil and my mother was a US citizen at the time. They went to the US Consulate there and the US government considers me a US Citizen born abroad. I have a US Passport and a SSN. Same thing with my niece, she was born in Brasil too....

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if you married in panama and divorced in united states are you legaly divorced

A:  You say they separated but he gave her copies of the divorce papers. Did he divorce her in the US? He does not have to divorce her twice, once where they got married and once where they lived. Is the mother talking about a Church annulment not being granted or something along those lines? Most countries do have reciprocal arrangements over divorce. So if the divorce was legally obtained in the US it should be recognized in Panama. What does she want? She went to jail in texas and she gave their daughter to his mother. He went and got the daughter from his mother and took his daughter back to Hawaii while she was in jail. He spent a year...

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I'm married to a woman in Mexico and need a divorce

A:  Before anything else, thanks for writing me at Allexperts.com. Well, you can request for the divorce anyway. You can request the divorce in Mexico. If you can"t to live in Mexico, no problem, you can sign off a power of Attorney in Mexico and file the divorce. If is not possible reach her after some investigations, you can get a divorce sentence. Takes 6 months to 1 year maximum. Only in Mexico because you can"t get a divorce outside Mexico; you signed your marriage under Mexican law. Any doubt or another question, let me know it please. Thank you very much for visiting me at AllExperts.com.  ...

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American Marries Spanish, Baby in USA, Now live in Spain. divorce in USA or Spain?

A:  I wish to inform you that you can have divorce in Spain. The courts in Spain can follow US laws in deciding the matter. Now, if your wife can show that you walked out of the house then she can file for divorce on the grounds of abandonment in the courts in Spain. Otherwise, you or your wife can apply for divorce after a separation of one year from its declaration to the court in Spain. If the separation is not made official, you can apply for divorce after two years. Regarding the matters of child custody, child support and visitation rights you can have an agreement with your wife outside of the court. Otherwise, the court will decide the matter keeping in mind the...

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married for 19 years to french citizen - how to divorce

A:  You divorce him like you would anyone else; of course, there may be a few wrinkles with having him served, etc. "I plan on filing for divorce and seeking support." You shouldn't have waited 3.5 years to do this; he is free to argue that you've done fine surviving without support. If your 19-year old has graduated from high school, you've also lost out on seeking child support for him-her. "How do I go about getting support and enforcing it." You hire a divorce attorney. "I also inherited all his debts, including the IRS...." How's that? "... as we were married under common law in...

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U.S. citizens married in Italy living in U.S. want to divorce in the U.S

A:  I am not a lawyer and good for me for that. That should present no problem, but you might need your certificate....

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If you get married in Mexico, do you have to get a divorce from that marriage to get married in the US?

A:  yes she will still need to get her husband there to sign papers, perhaps she may be able to get it annulled instead. See an attorney where you live now....

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We were married in Austin Tx in 1998. I was legally divorced but my wife was not. Is this marriage legal?

A:  I am not licensed to practice law in Texas or Florida so the following should not be taken as legal advice but simply as information intended to be helpful. If you need legal advice, assuming you are located in Florida, please consult a Florida lawyer.If your wife was married to someone else at the time you married her, you and she did not become legally married at that time. If she got legally divorced later, and if you lived someplace that recognizes common-law marriage, it may be that you became married by holding yourself out as husband and wife. I do not have enough information to say...

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I am financially dependent on my husband and I want a divorce. I found out he is cheating. I moved to New York to be with him 6 years ago. We got married and had our daughter. Now I want a divorce and have no reason to be in New York and want to go

A:  Well he coould take some classes on how to take care of a child or like how would you go somewhere wlse if you don't have the means if you depend on him i think you might have to get some kind of state aid that you can get on to continue to take care of her youll probably want to do this as soon as you can...