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Is an overseas civil marriage valid in the UK if it has not

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Is an overseas civil marriage valid in the UK if it has not been registered in the UK
Assistant: What steps have been taken? Have any papers been filed in family court?
Customer: No
Assistant: Family Court normally sits in a local County and Magistrates' Court. Do you know the location of the court? If not, what county do they live in?
Customer: I was married in the Seychelles to an Iraqi citizen he left the UK in 2018 and I dont know where he is I dont know if I am officially married or not
Assistant: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No

Hi How can I help?

Where did the Civil marriage take place?

Where did the Civil marriage take place?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Jan 2013 in the Seychelles

Provided it is a Civil registry- it is recognised in accordance with English law!

The marriage does not need to be registered in the UK.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thank you I will think about a divorce then

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