A. He got married in Romania and then divorced in SUA. It was an amiable divorce, nothing too complicated. However, in Romania, it still shows that he is married to his first wife.
Do you handle things like this and if so, what does the process entail? Also, how much would it cost from start to finish?
B. I was born in Romania and immigrated in UK together with my parents. I got married and changed my birth name. Now, I am divorce and I want to obtain a new Romanian EU passport with my new name after divorce procedure. Can you guys help me with the trial?
This are the most commune cases regarding the legal procedure of recognized in Romania a foreign divorce decision.
You must comply with the same legal requirements if you were married abroad and divorced: you will obtain your new Romanian EU passport only after the registration of your foreign divorce on the Romanian Civil Status Register.
Our team is confronting daily with such cases and we know very well the tips for making this process running smoothly.
The most important tips are concerning the next juridical aspects:
- Where was register your last official domicile in Romania?
- Did you register your last foreign marriage with the Romanian Civil Status Register? Did you obtained a Romanian marriage certificate through the transcription procedure?
- Did you were the citizen of the foreign country at the divorce decree time? Did you lost Romanian citizenship when you gained the foreign citizenship?
- Do you keep the connection with your ex-husband/wife? Since according with the Romanian law, in order to register your foreign divorce in Romania, some documents might be signed by him/her as well;
The answers to the above inquiries will help you to determine: the official public authority in charge with this process; if you need to follow in Romania the exequatur procedure of the divorce decree; the specific mentions that you need to register on the Romanian Civil Status Register and how to avoid the consent of your ex-wife/husband on the legal proceedings.
The process is not easy, and we do recommend you to have a Romanian legal advicer which will show you the map of your trial.
So, please let us know if you need our professional guidance on this road, in order to complete advice you about the whole process and costs.