Florida Dowry-Mahr Cases
- 2022: Parbeen v. Bari [FMCE19-008159] Cultural Competency: Islamic Mahr does not deny Support and Equitable Distribution – The 4th District Court of Appeal, Florida, reversed the trial Court judgment which denied spousal support and equitable distribution of marital assets to Wife due to enforcement of Bangladesh marriage Mahr provision…
- 1996: AKILEH v. ELCHAHAL [666 So.2d 246] Florida enforces $50,000 Islamic Dowry between Syrian Wife and Lebanese Husband as a valid contract.
- 1983: J. Philipose v.E. Philipose [431 So.2d 698]$15,000 Indian dowry paid by Wife considered in division of marital assets.