When US nationals and/or US military servicemembers want to get a divorce in Japan, because the Court jurisdiction is determined by the residency of the parties, the couple must go through the Japanese Court System.  The US embassy and consulates …

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[Precondition] Before initiating a divorce process in Japan, two U.S. nationals shall meet the following conditions: – Both parties are in mutual agreement with divorce. – Both parties have a period of stay of at least three-months on the island …

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A Clear Understanding of Divorce as an Expat Although the number of international marriages in Japan has risen dramatically to 40,000 a year, unfortunately, over a third of couples will get divorced. They will not feel out of place in Okinawa …

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