Massachusetts Dowry-Mahr Cases
- 2018: Ravasizadeh v. Niakosari [94 Mass. App. Ct. 123] An Iranian marriage mahr was enforceable in a divorce proceeding because the mahr was, under neutral principles of law, simply a contract.
- 2005: Marriage of Akinci-Unal [64 Mas.App.Ct.212] Return of Dowry per Bahrain proceeding does not deprive Mass Court to decide compensation and maintenance.