Legal SeparationThe current Convention shall apply to the recognition in a single Contracting State of divorces and authorized separations obtained in one other Contracting State which follow judicial or other proceedings officially recognised in that State and which are legally efficient there.

Contracting States whose regulation does not provide for authorized separation might, not later than the time of ratification or accession, reserve the appropriate to refuse to recognise a legal separation when, at the time it was obtained, one of the spouses was a national of a Contracting State whose regulation didn’t provide for legal separation. For Example in California. It is certainly one of many states that offers couples the option to file for a legal separation instead of a divorce when they now not want to continue their authorized union. A authorized separation is typically most well-liked for practical, religious or ethical causes. In relation to a Contracting … Read more

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