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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Anatomy of First Divorce Cases in Malta

From Times of Malta:

Eleven people filed for divorce yesterday, the first day the Family Court opened its doors to accept applications since the law came into force on Saturday.

Nine of the applicants were already legally separated while the other two were in the process of separating and requested that the proceedings be converted into a divorce case, a Family Court spokesman said.

The 11 cases were filed by the same four lawyers between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The first case submitted yesterday came with teething problems as a lawyer forgot to submit relevant information and had to resubmit the application again later on in the day.

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This is big news for the Maltanese people. Glad to see that eleven citizens and their four lawyers lead the way.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorneys | Oct 5, 2011 8:02:32 AM

Good for them. Everyone should have the right to divorce.

Posted by: Oklahoma City Divorce Attorneys | Oct 6, 2011 6:32:28 PM

Divorce is not the solution every time. May be the circumstances occur that do. Time never been same for always. Divorce is going to be hard on children no matter what, but it doesn't have to go unaddressed. I as a father and divorce lawyer suggests you to seek mediation .May be this will help you out

Posted by: Divorce in Virginia | Nov 23, 2011 2:58:31 AM

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