The case of the day is Zitkene v. Zitkus (Conn. Ct. App. 2013). The husband and the wife, both Lithuanian nationals at the time, were married in Lithuania in 1963. In the 1990s they moved to the United States. The separated, and the wife moved back to Lithuania. In 2004, the husband learned that the wife had sought to dissolve the marriage in the Kaunas City District Court in Lithuania, and he hired an attorney who took part in the Lithuanian case on his behalf. He also claims to have sought and obtained an ex parte divorce decree from the New York Supreme Court, but he did not file the New York judgment in Connecticut under the statute governing recognition of foreign matrimonial judgments.…

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