Q: How can I get legally divorced from a Brazilian woman I married in Brazil, but I live in the USA?
in 2009 I made a mistake of marrying a Brazilian woman in Brazil, it ended up not going well and we agreed to divorce. I sent her the money for the divorce but instead she pocketed the money and never filed. After 8 years I just now found out that we are not legally divorced, what can I do?
A: You can file for divorce in Colorado. Due to the international aspect, you may have some additional steps related to serving notice. You may want to hire an attorney for assistance.
A: If you have lived in CO for 91 days or more, you can file for divorce here. If she will cooperate, great. If not, you will need to try to get her served. If that can't be done, after reasonable efforts, the court can allow you to serve her via publication in a local paper. After deemed served, court can ultimately divorce you. You should consider seeking out the services of a divorce attorney.
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