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Ogunware v Ogunware [2019] EWHC 2428 (Fam)

An application for a declaration that a Nigerian divorce certificate was not entitled to recognition in England and Wales because the marriage had not in fact taken place. Holman J found that this application did not fall within any of the purposes listed in section 55 of the Family Law Act 1986. The court was not empowered to make the requested declaration and the application was dismissed.

Judgment, published: 20/09/2019


Published: 20/09/2019


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