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I am a UK citizen. I have been separated from my Thai wife

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I am a UK citizen. I have been separated from my Thai wife for 6 months. We were married in Thailand at a registry office there. My spouse lives back in Thailand, I live in Scotland. She refuses to consider divorce. Am I now prevented from re-marrying until a Thai divorce is obtained. Thank you Don.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello Don,

Yes, you must first divorce your first wife before you remarry as otherwise you will be committing an offence of bigamy.

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