Monday, March 22, 2021

China: 30-day Cooling Off Period for Uncontested Marriage

From CGTN:

After China adopted its very first Civil Code on January 1 this year, the country added a mandatory 30-day "cooling-off period" for uncontested divorces.

According to officials, the move came as part of efforts to reduce impulsive divorces.

A lot could happen in the 30 days – at the extreme end, this could mean more violence, or it could mean one party chooses to withdraw the divorce decision, regardless of the other one's strong desire to separate.

Read more here.

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