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Friend married a man.
His divorce didn’t get approved by
judge until 2 weeks after wedding.
Is her marriage legal?
Asked on September 27, 2016 under Family Law, Indiana
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 7 years ago | Contributor
Until a final decree of divorce has been issued, then neither spouse is free to re-marry. In fact, even after the decree is issued, in some states there is a waiting period before an ex-spouse can legally re-marry. Accordingly, if a marrige is prematurely entered itto, it is null anvoid. In other words, in the eyes of the law it is as if it never happened. At this point, you can consult directly with a local divorce attorney for further informaton.
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