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My wife and I lived in England and were married in 1965. In

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My wife and I lived in England and were married in 1965. In 1967 we emigrated to Quebec, Canada. In 2004 we were legally separated by the Quebec Superior Court.
My spouse still lives in Canada but I moved back to England in 2007.
Assuming total agreement by my spouse, am I able to carry out divorce proceedings in England?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you for your question. If you were not divorced in Canada then you can pursue a divorce in England. As you have been separated since at leadt 2004 you can apply under the fact of 5 years separation and you do not need her consent or agreement - all you will need is to prove to the coirt that she is aware of the petition.

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