TN 17 (03-95)
RS 00202.075 Validity of Divorce or Marriage - Divorced Spouse
Generally, the validity of a divorce need not be questioned.
Proof of divorce may be needed. See GN 00305.140A.1. for when proof of divorce is required.
A divorce presupposes that the marriage terminated by that divorce was a valid one. Thus, proof of divorce also usually constitutes evidence of the validity of the divorced spouse's marriage to the NH.
Proof of validity of the marriage is required when:
Validity of Divorce, GN 00305.170
Validity of Marriage, GN 00305.005