Getting a divorce from the Philippines

How can I get a divorce in North Carolina when I was married in the Philippines

The location of marriage is irrelevant to obtain an absolute divorce.

To obtain an absolute divorce in North Carolina, either you or your spouse must be a resident of North Carolina and have been for the 6 months preceding the filing of the absolute divorce action.

The other requirements of an absolute divorce are:
(1) Valid marriage;
(2) At least one spouse separated with the intent to remain permanently separate and apart; and
(3) You have lived continuously separate and apart without resuming the marital relationship for at least one year.

Anna Ayscue

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