Frequently Asked Questions

There are 10 different causes of divorce listed below that can be used, based on the circumstances of the marriage situation:

  1. The attack of one spouse against the other’s life, or their sons, daughters, stepsons or stepdaughters;
  2. The cruel physical or psychic  behavior that makes impossible the peace and domestic tranquility;
  3. Extramarital sex;
  4. The proposal of one spouse to prostitute the other;
  5. The outbreak of the husband or wife to corrupt or prostitute their sons, daughters, stepsons or stepdaughters, or the complicity in their corruption or prostitution;
  6. The absolute abandonment by the husband of his duties as a husband or father, and by the woman, her duties as wife or mother, if at the filing for divorce it have been at least six (6) months, counted from the day the causal, except in the case of abandonment of pregnant women, in which case, the term shall be three (3) months;
  7. The habitual and unjustified use drugs or psychotropic substances;
  8. Habitual drunkenness;
  9. De facto separation for more than two (2) years, even if they live under the same roof;
  10. Mutual consent of the spouses if the following conditions are met:
    1. That the spouses are bearing of age;
    2. That marriage is at least two years of celebrated
    3. The parties reaffirm their request for divorce two months after filing for divorce and before six (6) months of that presentation

You will need to request a special travel permit from the judge that is presiding over your case.

You will need to communicate to the judge the circumstances of the parent in order for further action to be taken.

Yes, there are several related cases including:

  • Guardianship
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Paternity
  • Child Support
  • Spousal and Child Support or Alimony

You need to present to the immigration officials the pertinent information about your divorce case.