The statistics of the UAE Ministry of Justice recorded 7 divorce cases that occurred 5 days or less after marriage, within 4 emirates, to be the fastest among the 618 divorces registered during the past year.
The statistics of “the duration of marriage from the date of the marriage contract to the date of divorce” revealed that among the divorce cases registered in the electronic marriage system in the federal courts in four emirates, namely Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al-Quwain and Fujairah, there are three divorce cases that occurred during the same day of marriage, Two cases of divorce were registered two days after marriage, one case was registered four days after marriage, and one case five days after marriage.
In the context of explaining the reasons for the divorce, family counselors explained that the most important of these are: “material and social inequality, the enlargement of the ego and thinking about oneself, lack of harmony and loss of love, absence of dialogue and irritability, parental interference, in addition to violence and spousal control, and the failure of each party to assume its responsibilities Marital status, the domination of the luxury culture over marital life, the weakness of religious faith, and marriage to another, “according to the” Emirates Today “website.
It should be noted that many amendments were introduced to the Personal Status Law in the Emirates during the past year, with the aim of reducing the number of divorce cases for unconvincing reasons. Among these amendments are: “Presenting the two arbiters’ recommendations to the spouses and inviting them to reconcile before issuing the ruling to separate them. ” The amendments considered that “leaving the home for work in accordance with the law, Sharia, custom, or necessity does not constitute a breach of marital obligations,” calling for “taking into account the interest of the family in all this.”
Source: “Emirates Today”