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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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