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Irish Family Law Case - dealt with the validity of a New York Divorce in Irish Law

Supreme Court Decision - appellant sought a divorce from the respondent pursuant to section 5(1) of the Family Law (Divorce) Act, 1996. The appellant and the respondent were married in New York on 20th April 1963. A decree of divorce was granted by a New York Court on 7th January 1980 on the petition of the respondent. The appellant contests the validity of that decree in Irish law, stating that neither party was at that time domiciled in New York.

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