My daughter living in OZ has been separated from husband for 3 years and now in the process of being divorce. Her

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Customer: my daughter living in OZ has been separated from husband for 3 years and now in the process of being divorce. Her husband is also in OZ and insists of doing the divorce in New Zealand. My daughter wants the divorce process in Australia. He is doing the divorce in order to get married to a girl who lives abroad. my question
JA: Have they talked to a lawyer about this?
Customer: can the divorce be done in Australia
JA: What steps have they taken so far?
Customer: They haven’t yet
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Customer: He threatened to go to court if she insists that divorce is processed in OZ as he wants it done in NZ maybe because it might be less expensive when processed in NZ
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I think he will find he has to do the divorce in Australia if neither of them live in New Zealand. So she can apply over there, and start the process and he will have to comply

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Hi she does not want to own the process as she will then has to pay , she likes to be divorced but in no hurry. So I gather from you that he cannot go to court and ask for the divorce to be processed in NZ
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