I was married in the Catholic church in April 1994, divorced July 3007, remarried a different person in a civil union March 2012 and was only married 5 months due to my husband committing suicide. My first husband and I are talking about getting back together, would our church marriage still be vaild?
Code of Canon Law:
Can. 1060 Marriage possesses the favor of law; therefore, in a case of doubt, the validity of a marriage must be upheld until the contrary is proven.
Unless you received a decree of nullity (i.e. annulment) for your first marriage, then it is still presumed to be a valid marriage by the Church.