Video Transcript

Hi. Welcome to Video 4 of Module 2. My name is Natasha Papasavas and I'm a Senior Associate at Pearsons Solicitors. If this is your first video, then I strongly recommend you go back to Module 1. Module 1 contains highly important actions that you must take before proceeding any further. To do this you need to go back to the Pearsons' YouTube site or to the Pearsons' website and follow the links. Otherwise, if you are ready to go, let's
proceed.

From time to time, we have people who come in to our office that have been married overseas and are wondering whether they can get a divorce in Australia. The simple answer to that is yes you can, but you need to satisfy one of the three criteria in the application.

Number one is that you've lived in Australia for a period of 12 months or more. Two, that you are an Australian citizen. Or three that you regard Australia as your home. It's relatively simple if you satisfy one of those criteria. You are then able to apply for a divorce.

All our videos in this Youtube series can be found through the Pearsons Youtube Channel at http://youtube.com/pearsonslawyers or by visiting the Pearsons website at http://pearsonslawyers.com.au and following the links.

Alternatively, if you know that its simply time to see a Family Lawyer, please contact us for a free initial consultation. Please be advised that we must complete a conflict check so that we can only represent one party in a Family Law matter. So if your partner is watching this same Youtube series and engages our services before you do, we advise that we may
not be able to talk to you.

Whatever it is that you choose, its our wish that throughout this Youtube series, you can finally gain a sense of certainty so that you know where you stand.

 

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