D v D (Recognition of Foreign Divorce): FD 13 Oct 1993

Ghanaian dissolution of marriage was invalid and not recognised here since the wife had not been allowed any involvement.


Independent 13-Oct-1993, [1994] 1 FLR 38


Family Law Act 1986 46


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedDuhur-Johnson v Duhur-Johnson FD 3-May-2005
The husband sought to stay divorce proceedings commenced here by his wife, saying that they had already been divorced in Nigeria. The wife said the Nigerian proceedings should not be recognised in English law.
Held: The cases established: 1) . .
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Updated: 19 May 2022; Ref: scu.79757