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Hi there.  I am a US citizen and was married several years ago.  My wife and I split a long time ago, but never actually divorced.  I've been in a relationship with a Mexican citizen for a few years now and we want to get married in Mexico City.  My divorce from my previous wife will be final in February of this year in the state of California.  Is there a one year wait in Mexico City, after my divorce, or does that NOT apply in Mexico City.  I have been told that in Mexico City I do NOT have to wait a year to remarry, but others, elsewhere in the country have told me that I have to wait a year, so I am confused.  Thanks very much!

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Yes, you can remarry when you get your divorce certificate.

No, you don't need await for one year IN MEXICO CITY only.

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L. A. G. M.


Mexican Attorney Graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE MEXICO) LL.M (in progress) International Consultant since 1999. Who's Who Historical Society (U. S.) Member (Membership: 5509192). Business Administrator. Graduated from Metropolitan Autonomous University (at Mexico City) -UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA METROPOLITANA- Studies of Political Science at Autonomous University of Mexico City. (UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE LA CIUDAD DE MEXICO) Studies of Foreing Affairs at National Autonomous University of Mexico's Faculty of Political & Social Sciences. Attorney in Mexico City, Estado de Mexico, Hidalgo, Morelos, Queretaro, Michoacan, Puebla and other states.


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Mexican Attorney graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE MEXICO). Business Administrator graduated from Metropolitan Autonomous University (UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA METROPOLITANA) at Mexico City. LL.M. in progresss

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