Blog Archive: February 2020

Posted on Mon, 2020-02-10 10:57 by Rama Taib-Lopez in

Current estimates show that about 70,000 Muslims now live in the state of Maryland.  When it comes to divorce, many Muslims are accustomed to using a technique known as “triple talaq,” in which a husband can divorce his wife by simply repeating the word “talaq” (the Arabic word for divorce) three times to the wife. Although triple talaq is not even not mentioned in the Quran, the practice has existed for decades and it is not the only means of divorce possible under Islamic law.

Posted on Mon, 2020-02-03 09:39 by Allison McFadden, David Bulitt in Family Law

Recently, the Government of Canada announced the first major overhaul to its family law system in over 20 years. Bill C-78 passed both houses of Parliament and received formal approval from Canada's Governor General on June 21, 2019. Unlike the United States, where issues like divorce and child custody are generally handled on a state-by-state basis, Canada has a single federal Divorce Act that governs these issues.


Why Did Canada Need to Change Its System?

Posted on Mon, 2020-02-03 09:39 by Allison McFadden, David Bulitt in Family Law

Recently, the Government of Canada announced the first major overhaul to its family law system in over 20 years. Bill C-78 passed both houses of Parliament and received formal approval from Canada's Governor General on June 21, 2019. Unlike the United States, where issues like divorce and child custody are generally handled on a state-by-state basis, Canada has a single federal Divorce Act that governs these issues.


Why Did Canada Need to Change Its System?

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