Divorce - How do I get a divorce, I was married in Turkey?

If a marriage between a Turkish and a British national was solemnized in the UK and then registered in Turkey or if a marriage between a Turkish and a British national was solemnized and registered in Turkey, regardless of divorce degree that may be a obtained in the UK, a suit of divorce should be filed in Turkey as well. To this end the following steps should be taken by the foreign national:
A solicitor in the UK will give Power of Attorney to an appointed solicitor in Turkey. The Power of Attorney should be legalised by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and this Consulate General respectively.
Upon receipt of this Power of Attorney the appointed solicitor in Turkey will commence with divorce proceedings.
You may also contact the British Consulates in Turkey (for the addresses of British Consulates in Turkey please click here).
For any further information please call the Consulate General (extension 237 or 240).



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Air conditioninging How prevalent is it?
Airport How far is the airport from Icmeler?
Cars Bringing a car to Turkey/Buying a car in Turkey?
Christmas - What is Icmeler like for Christmas and New Year?
Crime - How safe are we?
Divorce - How do I get a divorce? I was married in Turkey?
Driving Is it safe?
Electricity What kind of plugs and will my appliances work?
Employment - How do I get a work permit?
Employment - How can I get a summer job in Icmeler?
Film - Is it expensive in Turkey?
Furniture - How do I bring my Furniture to Icmeler?
Golf Is there a golf course in Icmeler?
Health Problems - What are the most common ailments?
Holidays - When are the Turkish holidays?
Income Tax - How much will I pay?
Internet - Can I get internet access?
Marriage - Two Foreigners - Neither of us are Turkish how do we get married here?
Mobile Phones - Will my phone work in Turkey?
Mosquitos - Are they a problem?
Post Office - How long does it take to send a postcard home?
Money - What kind of money should I bring?
News - Can I buy papers and watch the news?
Pets - How can I bring my pet to Turkey temporarily?
Pharmacies - When are they open/services?
Real Estate - How can I purchase property in Turkey?
Religion What is the main religion?
Swimming Is the sea safe to swim in?
Turkish Nationality - How do I apply?
Weather - Is it cold at night?
Winter - What is Icmeler like in winter?