Aaron Thomas Law Blog

Can I File for Divorce While Living Abroad?

Divorcing while you or your spouse lives abroad can be challenging. You?ll have to complete several additional steps, including figuring out where to file for divorce, navigating how to notify your spouse (who may be living in a foreign country), and possibly having divorce documents notarized, authenticated, and translated.

Still, it?s possible to get divorced while you or your spouse is living abroad, but you’ll probably need an experienced family law attorney’s help. In this article for lawyers.com, I explain the basics of an overseas divorce.