Islamic law. Issue: Whether the mahr agreement should be construed as a premarital contract where the parties entered into a civil wedding ceremony and subsequently signed the mahr agreement. Read On
Islamic law. Issue: Whether a marriage is invalid where the officiant was not an official of a religious institution and the marriage license was not filed within the time prescribed by law. Read On
Lebanese law. Issue: Whether a former spouse may alter the terms of a property settlement agreement (“PSA”) to prevent visitation in a country which is not a signatory of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and whose laws could be employed to inhibit the return of the child to the primary custodial parent. Read On
Iranian law. Issue: Whether the marriage is valid in the state of New York when the ceremony was performed by an unauthorized official, whether the defendant's actions constitute as fraud, and, if so, whether the plaintiff is entitled to damages. Read On
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