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  • Recognition of Hindu Divorce in New York State

    Recognition of Hindu Divorce in New York State

    By Gabriel Sawma Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 at 3:03 PM gabrielsawma@yahoo.com (609) 915-2237 A Hindu divorce decree obtained in India in accordance with Hindu Marriage Act of 1955 may or may not be recognized and enforced in the State of New York. Such recognition, when it happens, is based on the concept of ‘comity’ in […]


  • Islamic Divorce in New York State

    Islamic Divorce in New York State

    August 23, 2011     By Gabriel Sawma, Esq., Expert Consultant Muslims residing in the State of New York are in a dual situation when it comes to the implementation of family law. On one hand, they are governed by the religious law of Islam, known as Islamic sharia, and on the other hand, the secular family […]


  • The Khul’ Divorce in Egypt

    The Khul’ Divorce in Egypt

    U.S. | Indymedia   by Gabriel Sawma ( gabrielsawma [at] yahoo.com ) Friday May 13th, 2011 8:10 AM Under the rules of divorce in Islamic sharia, a husband has the prerogative right to divorce his wife any time, any place, with or without any reason. Under certain conditions, the wife may request from the religious […]


  • Islamic Women Divorce Laws in Egypt

    Islamic Women Divorce Laws in Egypt

    newswire article commentary united states 02.Jun.2011 16:36 gender & sexuality | human & civil rights author: Gabriel Sawma       e-mail: gabrielsawma@yahoo.com   Under the rules of Islamic sharia, the husband can end his marriage unilaterally by simply announcing the words “I divorce my wife” or “I divorce you” three times. He does not need to […]


  • Iranian Muslim Divorce in USA

    Iranian Muslim Divorce in USA

         By Gabriel Sawma, Esq., Expert ConsultantExpert Consultant in Islamic Banking and Finance; Islamic Divorce in US Courts Call Prof. Gabriel Sawma at (609) 915-2237 Muslim men with Iranian passports may choose to go back to Iran and obtain a fast track divorce in that country by stating three times, “I divorce my wife” in […]


  • Pakistani Islamic Divorce in U.S. Courts

    Pakistani Islamic Divorce in U.S. Courts

    Pakistani Islamic Divorce in U.S. Courts      By Gabriel Sawma, Esq., Expert ConsultantExpert Consultant in Islamic Banking and Finance; Islamic Divorce in US Courts Call Prof. Gabriel Sawma at (609) 915-2237 Pakistani men residing in the U.S. travel to their homeland to get divorce decrees from Pakistan. They return back to the United States and […]


  • Islamic Lebanese Divorce in U.S. Courts

    Islamic Lebanese Divorce in U.S. Courts

    Published: SEPTEMBER 18, 2011  I WWW.NEWJURIST.COM Gabriel Sawma Islamic Lebanese Divorce in U.S. Courts American men with Lebanese ancestry may travel to Lebanon in order to obtain quick divorces. In such a situation, the man leaves most of his property, children, and wife in the United States. But could the divorce obtained in such a […]