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Court Enforces Mahr Provision in Muslim Marriage Contract

Posted by Administrator | Dec 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

Back in 2002, Odatalla v. Odatalla was a landmark case in New Jersey where the court properly used a simple contract approach to enforce a Muslim marriage contract and mahr/dowry provision. American courts have long misconstrued Muslim marriage contracts to be prenuptial agreements.  To learn more about how Muslim marriages are a simple contract, click here.

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