Tuesday, October 11, 2005

“I’m Divorced; I’m Divorced; I’m Divorced!”

Not me personally! According to this article in the Khaleej Times, a husband saying Talaq three times, even in the presence of the wife, is not sufficient ground for divorce. The High Court in Kerala has said that under Muslim law, mediation should be undertaken before using the Talaq option in divorce. In that case, the husband argued there was a valid ground for divorce and he was not obligated to pay maintenance. The court didn’t accept his argument. Do you see any similarity to some [okay, more than some] Florida trial judges requiring mediation prior to Final Hearing in a dissolution of marriage case? Of course you do!

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