Definition: Divorce

Living conditions

Final legal dissolution of a marriage, that is, that separation of husband and wife which confers on the parties the right to remarriage under civil, religious and/or other provisions, according to the laws of each country.
Source:
United Nations, "Handbook on Civil Vital Registration and Statistics Systems; Preparation of a Legal Framework", Series F, No. 71, New York, 1998
Created:
Updated:

Search box

Search