Friday, February 3, 2012

Alimony in the Case of Two Husbands, but Not Bigamy

From UPI.com:

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A New York woman who wound up with two husbands at the same time can keep the support payments from her first husband, court records show.

A recent court decision said husband No. 1, Daniel Silber, can stop paying $60,000 in annual support, but Eda Silber, 37, of Long Island can keep the $300,000 she's already been paid, the New York Post reported Monday.

And even though Eda Silber married husband No. 2, George Frenkel, before her divorce from Daniel Silber became final, she's not a bigamist under law because there was no state marriage license involved in her second wedding, the court said.

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I strongly disagree with this ruling. Because she is married to two men at the same time, she has committed bigamy. Bigamy is illegal and thus both marriage should be declared void.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorneys | Feb 16, 2012 7:54:44 PM

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