After finally deciding to part ways with his wife, a jubilant husband ticked the official form, left the court and most probably went to celebrate in the pub.

His dismay, however, can only be imagined when he discovered years later – and after marrying his new Brazilian wife – that he had put a cross in the wrong box on the form. He was still legally married.

Despite the legal blunder and fears of committing bigamy, on Friday the man, who has not been identified, won a legal fight to uphold the validity of his divorce

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This case shows the importance of seeking legal advice for all aspects of separation; including divorce & financial and children matters.