In order for a Jewish wife to be divorced religiously, she requires a Get from her husband. If needed, we can advise on making a court application to prevent the parties being divorced under civil law unless the Get has been granted.
We understand that a woman might not be able to remarry religiously in an orthodox synagogue unless she has obtained her religious divorce. The absence of the religious divorce can also have an impact on the status of her future children.
Matters involving children and faith can be a very delicate and sensitive issues to deal with particularly when the parents of a child are in a disagreement. Parents may hold different beliefs and practices which become more apparent on separation.
We can advise and assist in cases concerning children. This will include what factors the court can consider concerning your child’s upbringing, education, country to be brought up in and their day to day routine arrangements. Specific issues of respecting the Sabbath and kosher food have come before the court. We will ensure that the focus is on their welfare and this is always kept as the paramount concern