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Legal Ethics: Jewish Families and Family Law Litigation

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Dec 12, 2021
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1 hr 29 min 23 sec
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Ketuvot: 77A Sanhedrin: 6A Sanhedrin: 6B Ketuvot: 83A 

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May a husband who wishes to divorce his wife withhold a get pending a financial settlement? What are a woman's options in such a circumstance? May a Jew accept the division of property assigned by an arbitrator using secular principles? Is it theft for a Jew to accept property assigned by a civil court, which a beit din would not have assigned? This session is not intended to provide practical halachic guidance.

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