Physical harrassment and divorce

hi..me and my husband stayed in Ontario for nearly 2 years and during that time he physically and mentally Harrassed me and threatened me of not complaining to police and i could not make a complaint. i left him and came back to.my home country india and now he had made huge credit cards debts on me and those cards are with recovery department... i have a fear that he might divorce me and reamarry a Canadian inorder to get permanent residence... please help me what can i do.. we have a kid and he is Canadian and he is 3 yr old now and is with me in india.. please helpthanks


Asked 22 days ago in Milton, Ontario
Categories: Immigration  Human Rights  Family Law

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Angelina Shuster

Answer by Angelina Shuster

VerifiedOntario paralegal

Your husband is free to divorce you and marry somebody else. You cannot control his decisions.

If you would like to report his past abuse towards you, please contact the police. 

If you suspect that your husband will marry a Canadian for immigration status only, you can report him to immigration authorities, however you will have to present evidence about his fraudulent intentions.

Posted 22 days ago

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thanks.. but all the abuse happened in 2014 and 2015 and i never complained at that time , will the police believe me .. i do have evidence to support his abuses

Posted 22 days ago

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