Who gets custody of child in divorce in Nigeria?

In traditional Yoruba law, the children ‘belong’ to their father. Although motherhood is revered and said to empower a woman in the Yoruba culture, a woman’s right to custody of a child is limited to as long as she is in a union. Of the 15 cases we studied, 12 were initiated by the wife. …

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Can I divorce without a solicitor?

The answer to the question is simple: yes, you can get divorce without a solicitor. There is no requirement that you must have a lawyer do it for you, or that you must take legal advice. Do I need solicitor for divorce UK? Strictly speaking, no. You are not “required” to instruct a Solicitor, even …

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Frequent question: Why is divorce like a death?

The dissolution of marriage is emotionally similar to the human experience of death. The loss of a relationship follows a similar pattern of grief. People experience death and the loss of a loved one with intense feelings of bereavement, not unlike the ending of a love relationship. The pain is real and unforgiving. Is divorce …

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Does Social Security reduce alimony?

We can withhold Social Security benefits to enforce your legal obligation to pay child support, alimony or restitution. State laws determine a valid garnishment order. By law, we garnish current and continuing monthly benefits. We do not make retroactive adjustments. Can Social Security benefits be part of a divorce settlement? Under federal law, Social Security …

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