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Reader comment on item: Advice to Non-Muslim Women against Marrying Muslim Men
in response to reader comment: Each US state has their own marriage laws and license

Submitted by Didi (United Kingdom), Jul 4, 2019 at 08:47

Even if not registered, a marriage performed abroad still counts and should be dissolved. BC if not, a subsequent marriage in the US is not valid. When you get married, you sign a legal paper saying you've never been married. If you sign it without divorcing the overseas spouse, you can be in a world of trouble! Not handling an overseas marriage properly the right way can also jeopardize the whole future process for other Americans hoping to marry overseas.

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