Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-Are you now in England or Wales?
-How long have you been back and do you intend to stay here permanently?
-Where did you marry and is the marriage legally recognised?
-How long have you been married for?
Thank you for confirming. As you have returned for 22 months you can pursue a divorce in England and Wales. The grounds that you can rely on are unreasonable behaviour, 2 years separation (she has to agree to this), adultery (she has to admit to it), 2 years desertion by her or 5 years separation. If you think any of these grounds are appropriate you will need to complete a divorce petition and pay a court fee of £550. Once the divorce petition is issue, a copy is sent to her by the court (or you can request it be sent to you to serve on her) and once it is confirmed that she has received it and is not defending the divorce you can proceed with the next stage which is an application for Decree Nisi - this is where the court decides if grounds are met for a divorce. If the Decree Nisi is granted you will have to wait 6 weeks before you can apply for the Decree Absolute (the final order of Divorce).
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