An official translation is required for divorce decrees written in a foreign language so that all parties are able to read the document and understand its provisions. A Decree Nisi states the final provisions of the decree, but the couple are still legally married until the Decree Nisi goes through and becomes a Decree Absolute. These documents need a certified translation so they are an accurate and faithful rendering of the orignals.If children are involved, the custody arrangements are spelled out in a Residence Order. This also must be certified as accurately translated. Learn more about how official translation services may be obtained at this website.