" Divorce Your Wife, Lose Your House To Her, Court Rules

Divorce Your Wife, Lose Your House To Her, Court Rules




A court held on Friday in Ibadan, Oyo State, that a woman that has children for her husband and had married him before a house is built has the right to live in the house with her children even after divorce under the provisions of the Married Woman Property Act 1882.

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The provisions of the Married Woman Property Act 1882 formed the basis of the landmark judgement by the Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Munta Abimbola, in a property suit between a divorced couple, Toyin Arajulu and her ex husband, James Monday.

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