Turkish Civil Law has no statement on sharing the movables and immovable. In case of divorce, please note that the immovable items (house, car, etc.) are under the ownership of the party on which said items are registered. Movable objects (furniture, refrigerator, TV etc) belong to the party "who got them first". It may sound like high jacking but unfortunately this is the reality.
Waiting period: Married women whose marriages have been dissolved cannot marry before the expiration of three hundred (300) days from the date of dissolution. The divorce decree may also state a waiting period within which the guilty spouse may not remarry.
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By jasmine 10.3.2007
Millie can you email me ? I´m a woman in the same situation. Having problems dealing with this betrayal and need advice. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org
By jasmine 9.3.2007
I would like to hear from other women who were conned into marriage just so the man could get a visa. Want to see if the experiences were like mine and wonder if other men were as deceitful as mine. Email me at email@example.com
By jasmine 9.1.2007
millie email me please. melegim456 at yahoo com. I´m in the same horrible situation.
By lamia 29.4.2005
I saw all the comments and my wonder was why alway attaching people from countries like turkey,north africa or easter europe for their ways of getting visa! you want to make marriage more difficult with them! why not making visa easier so? why the world should have borders why only peole just lucky for being borned in the bettercountires can travel and settle around however they want? dont you see this is unfair? why that wall with only one door gate from one side ?
By kerry 20.4.2005
im australian with 2 kids age 15 and 17 yrs getting divorce married a turkish man living in turkey would i able to clam anything or get half of anything and if he fights for the kids do the kids get a choice who they wanna be with and how long does the divorce take
By millie229 9.4.2005
I am a UK citizen living in the UK and have found out recently my Turkish husband only married me to get a visa and come here. We married in Turkey and I was his sponsor for the visa. After 7 months together in the UK he has left me and is trying to change his immigration status to remain here. I now know he lied and deceived me into marriage. Through research I have found this is a common situation but it´s devasted my life and he´s causing all sorts of difficulties for me, including refusing a divorce.
By marion ceylan 21.10.2003
Too many turkish men marry english women for the wrong reasons.It should be made more difficult for them.
By PAULINE AKBAL 21.10.2003
A turkish man who marries an english woman in turkey,then wants to divorce her in England must have a valuable reason for the divorce and not just separation and consent.
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