As reported late last week by TMZ, Mariah Carey has demanded that her ex-fiancé, Australian billionaire James Packer, pay her $50 million dollars following the couple’s separation in September during a holiday in Greece. Sources have reported to TMZ that Mariah believes James has cost her millions of dollars by convincing her to uproot her […]
If Mariah can demonstrate that a) Nick is stalling and dragging out the pending divorce only to delay her remarriage, and b) they have settled all their other matrimonial matters like custody, support, and property division, then it is more than likely that a court will grant her the divorce she so badly wants and needs – irrespective of Nick’s wishes or failure to sign off on the papers.
It is not necessary to be a Canadian citizen nor Ontario resident to marry in Ontario and obtain a marriage licence. Since Mariah and James are both adults, consenting to marry each other, are not related by blood or adoption, and are likely to be physically present for the wedding, they potentially meet all the legal requirements to marry in Ontario save one. The biggest legal barrier they face is if they are currently legally married to other people. Under Ontario law, if a spouse’s first marriage is recognized as a legal marriage in Ontario, then bigamy renders a second marriage void.