Parties will look for the most favourable jurisdiction for their case. This blog entry from Marilyn Stowe gives a good example of the issues involved:


It is good practice to ask a client if there has been a religious marriage as well as a civil marriage in order to find out if there are any additional requirements for your client to consider. S10A Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 assists those who cannot obtain a Jewish divorce and an excellent website concerning Jewish divorces is at

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