Can I leave the country?


#1

If there are no children involved, I do not think there would be anything barring you leaving the country. Either of you can file when the time is up but it may be easier for your stbx to file from her in the states. Your stbx can send the papers to you to sign anywhere that you may be living. As long as the sigantures are notarized legal it shouldn’t be a problem.


#2

Good for you! Get out of the country and let him file for the divorce. Have the papers sent to you, sign them, and kiss him goodbye!


#3

If your spouse still lives in North Carolina you may still file here. If you are only temporarily out of the country you man still be considered a resident of this state and may be eligible to file here.

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#4

My spouse and I completed a seperation agreement some time ago and it is registered in North Carolina. Now we are just waiting for the year to be up. We have no children. I have an opportunity to leave the country for work. Can I leave and still file the divorce eventhough I am out of the country? Can he file the divorce for us and just have me sign for it when I am out of the country? I am keeping my house in NC and he will still be living here.

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