Dowry-Mahr in U.S. Courts

Cases by State

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* Adopts Uniform Premarital Agreement Act 

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U.S. Dowry-Mahr Cases

Divorce and property division cases involving dowry or mahr assets are handled in United States courts when the parties live in the U.S. This site lists some of such cases by state, with external links to the cases.

Recent Posts

No Dowry in Texas

Two recent decisions in Texas denied payment of Islamic Mahr to Wives for different reasons.  In Qutiefan v. Safi, No. 01-18-00425-CV, the Court of Appeals of Texas, First District (Houston), affirmed Trial Court’s decision denying unspecified Dowry.

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