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hello I was married in Scotland and now live in Germany and

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hello I was married in Scotland and now live in Germany and want to start divorce proceedings in Scotland is that possible. There are no children .can i apply or file for the divorce myself? ( I am a british citizen)

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Relist: I still need help.
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

Where you were married doesn't matter. Divorce proceedings can only be raised in Scotland if at least one of the parties has resided in Scotland for a year prior to the divorce being raised.

Happy to discuss further.

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