Validity Of Marriage: When we are married

Moji Sobowale outlines the law relating to the recognition of an overseas marriage, and the potential outcomes on an application for a declaration of validity

Cases Referenced

  • Al-Saedy v Musawi [2010] EWHC 3293 (Fam)
  • Asaad v Kurter [2013] EWHC 3852 (Fam)
  • Burke v Burke (otherwise Lyubimova) [1955] CLY 863
  • Burns v Burns [2007] EWHC 2492 (Fam)
  • Chief Adjudication Officer v Bath [1999] EWCA Civ 3008
  • De Reneville v De Reneville (otherwise Sheridan) [1948] 1 All ER 56
  • Gereis v Yagoub [1997] 1 FLR 854
  • Hayatleh v Modfy [2017] EWCA Civ 70
  • Kareem v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] UKUT 24
  • MA v JA [2012] EWHC 2219 (Fam)
  • McCabe v McCabe [1994] 1 FLR 410
  • Pazpena de Vire v Pazpena de Vire [2001] 1 FLR 460
  • Rosenthal v Rosenthal (1967) 111 Sol Jo 475
  • SH v NB (Marriage: Consent) [2009] EWHC 3274 (Fam)
  • Starkowski v Attorney-General [1954] AC 155
  • Taczanowska (otherwise Roth) v Taczanowski [1957] P 301