Legal Issues

  • The following recognize an uncontested divorce decree.

All States of the United States of America.
Most Nations of the World
Liberal Churches

  • The following recognize only a Bill of  Divorcement issued by the husband.

The Lock Chapel
This church teaches marriage according to a strict interpretation of Scripture and tests all new prophets by the prophets of the Old Testament.

Orthodox Jews – Jews who adhere faithfully to the principles and practices of traditional Judaism as evidenced chiefly by a devotion to and study of the Torah, daily synagogue attendance if possible, and strict observance of the Sabbath, religious festivals, holy days, and the dietary laws.

Many Other Churches – Many Other Churches follow the Bible concerning marriage and require a Bill of Divorcement issued by the husband for a divorce to be considered valid.