Asked in Divorce and Immigration Law for Maryland

Q: Is limited divorce possible in Maryland for a G4 dependent visa holder since it implies separation while the

G4 visa requires to live under the same roof.

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Rada A Machin
Rada A Machin
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: It is possible to technically live under the same roof and file for limited divorce. It is rare that this happens or that a court recognizes the separation but under the Ricketts v. Ricketts case, it may be possible to prove separation even while living under the same roof. The facts must fit, however. This is not intended to be legal advice, you should consult an attorney who specializes in divorce law.

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