Divorce

Tarikonda v. Pinjari

The Court, in favor of the Wife, denied recognition to a foreign divorce that violated the Wife’s rights to due process. Tarikonda v. Pinjari, 2009 WL 930007 (Mich. Ct. App. 2009) Court: Court of Appeals of Michigan The Court, in favor of the Wife, denied recognition to a foreign divorce that violated the Wife’s rights …

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Shikoh v. Murff

The court held invalid a divorce obtained in an Islamic ceremony in New York. Shikoh v. Murff, 257 F.2d 306 (2d Cir. 1958) Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit The court held invalid a divorce obtained in an Islamic ceremony in New York. In order for a divorce to be valid, it must be …

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Sherif v. Sherif

The Court, in favor of the Husband, recognized a divorce obtained in Egypt that was in accordance with Egyptian law. Both Husband and Wife were Egyptian citizens. Sherif v. Sherif, 6 Misc. 2d 905; 352 N.Y.S.2d 781 (Fam. Ct. 1974) Court: Family Court of New York, New York County Husband and Wife, Egyptian nationals, were …

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Maklad v. Maklad

The Court, in favor of the Wife, refused to grant comity to a foreign divorce obtained by the Husband in a hearing without proper due process to the Wife. Maklad v. Maklad, 28 Conn. L. Rptr. 593; 2001 WL 51662 (Conn Super. Ct. Jan. 2, 2001) Court: Superior court of Connecticut Husband and Wife were …

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Chaudry v. Chaudry

The Court, in favor of the Husband, recognized a talaq validated by a Pakistani court and denied spousal support to the Wife. Chaudry v. Chaudry, 159 N.J. Super. 566; 388 A.2d 1000 (N.J. Super. Ct. 1978) Court: Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division Husband and Wife, both Pakistani, were married in Pakistan in 1961. …

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Aleem v. Aleem

The Court, in favor of the Wife, held that a talaq divorce obtained in accordance to Pakistani law could not be enforced by comity because it was so contrary to Maryland public policy. Aleem v. Aleem, 931 A.2d 1123; 175 Md. App. 663 (Md. Ct. Spec. App. 2006) Court: Court of Special Appeals of Maryland …

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Ahmad v. Ahmad

The Court, in favor of the Wife, affirmed decisions granting her division of the marital assets, spousal support and attorney fees. Ahmad v. Ahmad, 2001 Ohio App. LEXIS 5303 (2001) Court: Court of Appeals of Ohio, 6th Appellate District, Lucas County Husband and Wife were married in Jordan in 1991. After they were married, the …

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Rahman v. Hossain

(العربية) حكمت المحكمة لصالح الزوج بأن ترد الزوجة جزء المهر / الصداق المدفوع مقدما، واعتمدت المحكمة على شهادة شاهد العدل الذي أحضره الزوج بأن الصداق يمكن رده في الحالات التي تكون فيها الزوجة مخطئة في طلب الطلاق. Rahman v. Hossain 2010 (العربية) حكمت المحكمة لصالح الزوج بأن ترد الزوجة جزء المهر / الصداق المدفوع مقدما، …

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