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Madame I have been living in UK than 8

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Dear Sir Madame
I have been living in UK for more than 8 years.
Me and my wife, have the british nationality and we have 2 kids.
We are both lebanese origins and we have the lebanese nationality, we got our marriage in Lebanon in 1999.
recently we proceded a legal divorce in Lebanon (via court), and we agreed on all financial issues.
my question is, is there any way to register the divorce in UK?
If not, If any one of us want to be married again, he/she needs a decree absolute and a decree nisi If I am not mistaken.
What to do in this case?
Best
Wael
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.
Hi, thank you for your queation. If the divorce was finalised in Lebanon then you will not need to do anything in England as Lebanon would have had jurisdiction to deal with and England cannot accept jurisdiction after proceedings have commenced.If you wished to remarry the decree absolute (or equivalent) obtained in Lebanon will be recognised in England.If you found this information helpful please provide a positive rating. I will not be credited for answering your question without a positive rating. Thank you
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.
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