IN THE NAME OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
January XX, 20XX Vladivostok City
Justice of the Peace of Judicial District №7, Pervomaysky District, Vladivostok City, Primorsky Region XXXXXXXXXX,
in the presence of Secretary XXXXXXXXX,
considered the action for divorce brought by XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX against XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX in open court,
The marriage between the parties was registered on August XX, 20XX in the Office of Vital Records of Bay County, Panama City, Florida, USA. No children were born in the marriage.
The plaintiff has filed the divorce action stating that the spouses do not maintain family life or marital relations and live separately. The spouses do not keep the house together. There is no property dispute. The plaintiff doesn’t find it possible to reconcile or maintain the family life. The defendant refuses to terminate the marriage voluntarily.
The plaintiff’s representative hasn’t appeared before the court. The plaintiff has telephoned a message requesting to try the case in her absence. The plaintiff insists on the divorce.
The defendant hasn’t appeared before the court. He was duly notified of the date and the place of the hearing but failed to inform the court about a valid excuse. Under given circumstances the court finds it possible to try the case in the absence of the parties.
Having studied the case materials the court has come to the following decision.
According to part 1 of Art. 160 of the Family Code of the Russian Federation a marriage between a citizen of the Russian Federation and a foreign national or a person without citizenship can be terminated in the Russian Federation in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation.
The court has established that XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX is a citizen of the USA and resides in the USA.
According to clause 8, part 3 of Art. 402 of the Family Code of the Russian Federation a court of the Russian Federation is entitled to try a divorce case if the plaintiff resides in the Russian Federation or at least one of the spouses is a citizen of the Russian Federation.
Under the mentioned circumstances the court finds that the plaintiff’s claims are legitimate and must be satisfied pursuant to Art. 21, 22 of the Family Code of the Russian Federation as the reasons for termination of the marriage are valid and it’s impossible for the parties to reconcile or maintain the family life.
On the basis of the aforesaid and in accordance with Art. 194-198 of the Code of Civil Procedures of the Russian Federation the court does hereby
dissolve the marriage between US citizen XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX and XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, who have no minor children, registered on August XX, 20XX in the Office of Vital Records of Bay County, Panama City, Florida, USA, Marriage Certificate № XXXXXXXX.
This judgment may be appealed in XXXXXXXXXXXXX District Court of Vladivostok City through the Justice of the Peace of Judicial District, XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX District, Vladivostok City within 10 days from the date of receipt of a copy hereof.
Justice of the Peace /Signature/