Streamlined Divorce Services for Expatriates in Mexico - Legal Aid

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What is it?

Our service provides a comprehensive and streamlined process for obtaining a divorce in Mexico, specifically tailored to meet the needs of expatriates. We offer expert legal support to help navigate the complexities of international divorce law, ensuring a smooth and efficient resolution.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for expatriates who were married in Mexico or have a spouse residing there and are now seeking a divorce. Individuals whose marriages were celebrated abroad but who currently reside in Mexico can also benefit from our specialized guidance. We cater to both amicable and contentious divorces, providing tailored solutions for varied circumstances.


  1. Consult with a legal expert to assess your specific situation and goals.
  2. Gather necessary documents including marriage certificate, proof of residence, and identification.
  3. File a petition for divorce at the family court in the jurisdiction where the marriage was registered or where either party resides.
  4. Serve divorce papers to the other spouse if they are not jointly filing.
  5. Attend court hearings or mediation sessions as required.
  6. Receive court’s final judgment and obtain the decree absolute, officially finalizing the divorce.

Required documents

  • Marriage Certificate - Obtain a certified copy from the Civil Registry where the marriage was recorded.
  • Proof of Residence - Provide a utility bill, lease agreement, or residency card.
  • Identification - Present a valid passport or national ID card.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Non-Mexican citizens may need to translate and notarize foreign documents.
  • Duration of the divorce process can vary based on the complexity and mutual agreement between parties.
  • Legal representation is highly recommended to navigate the intricacies of Mexican family law.
  • Considerations for child custody and property division will be addressed according to Mexican law.


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