Family Law Keyed to Weisberg
Aflalo v. Aflalo
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Plaintiff, Sandra Faye Aflalo, and defendant, Henry Aflalo, were married in 1983 in Ramle, Israel. Plaintiff filed a complaint seeking dissolution of the marriage. Defendant did not want a divorce and took action with The Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada in New York City (the Beth Din) to have a hearing on his attempts at reconciliation. At a settlement conference before trial defendant asserted his refusal to provide plaintiff with a “get.” His position was that regardless of what occurs in the court he will not consent to a Jewish divorce.
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