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Articles for the keyword(s) "Validity of marriage"

"Validity of Talak Divorce in New Zealand Dissolving Potentially Polygamous Marriage"

PRH Webb, 1979

Hassan v Hassan [1978] 1 NZLR 385 concerned an application for a declaration that a Mohammedan marriage had been validly dissolved through a talak, pronounced in New Zealand. In this case note the author examines relevant New Zealand legislation and case law pertaining to the availability of matrimonial relief in relation to potentially polygamous marriages, as well as the recognition of non-judicial divorce.

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“An Unprecedented Case”

PRH Webb, 2010

A comment on City of Westminster Social and Community Services Department v C [2008] EWCA Civ 198, [2009] Fam 11. The author discusses and presents possible solutions to the issue of what the lex loci celebrationis of a telephone marriage may be.