Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, March 18, 2006

Israel Equates Common Law Spouses with Married Couples

The Supreme Court of Israel ruled Thursday that foreigners who request a legal status in that country due to their common law marriage with Israeli citizens will no longer have to leave the country before filing the request. The ruling is consistent with the changed policy implemented by the Interior Ministry that equated the status of married couples to common law couples.  Source: Israel Post, For the complete story, please click here (last visited March 18, 2006, reo).

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