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Polygamist Politician Faces Acrimonious Divorce

A foreign politician has started divorce proceedings in the UK courts against his fourth wife according to The Telegraph.

Polygamous marriages are lawful in Egypt for all Muslim men.

Even at this early stage, proceedings have got nasty and the pair have argued bitterly over spousal support, meaning a judge has been asked to rule even before the first initial hearing which is due to take place in February.

Thailand divorce attorney, Jiraporn Thongpong says, “the case highlights that different jurisdictions may have different rules and laws on marriage and divorce and if you are getting a divorce from a country different to the one where you married, you would be wise  to take legal advice from a law firm who have international experience in divorce cases”.

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Court Finds For Wife In Bitter Dentistry Feud

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A millionaire dentist who defeated her ex-husband’s “controlling” mother in a £10million court battle broke her silence over the bitter feud after the hearing concluded on Monday 28 October 2013 reports The London Standard  .

Dr Anushika Sharma and her family set up Aspire Dental Care Limited (ADC) which Dr Sharma, as sole director, helped grow into a successful business. The company shares were to be split in quarters between Dr Sharma, her mother-in-law, her husband and his brother, Raj.

However she found the “interference” of her dominant mother-in-law too much and broke away to establish five highly successful practices of her own. During the divorce proceedings, her husband’s family tried to argue that 75% of these business belonged to them, but the Court of Appeal disagreed.

In our experience, divorce proceedings can often turn nasty when it comes to dividing joint assets. In a Thailand divorce, any community property is considered joint, but we have seen this lead to arguments even between otherwise amicable divorcing spouses.

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