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March 31, 2022

For information about divorce or legal separation, please contact the respective Austrian district court (Bezirksgericht). A list of courts is available online: Die österreichische Justiz. Owing to the formal requirements of Austrian juridical procedure as well as the complexities which may arise in a divorce action, it would normally be expected that the parties to a divorce action in Austria would engage the services of an Austrian attorney.

A list of English-speaking attorneys may be obtained from the U.S. Embassy, Consular Section, Parkring 12a, 1010 Vienna, Austria.

Binding advice regarding the validity of an Austrian divorce in the U.S. can be obtained only from an attorney or an official in the appropriate State.

However, divorces legally performed in Austria are generally recognized in the States.