Court Considers Revising China’s Marriage Law

Court Considers Revising China’s Marriage Law By SHARON LaFRANIERE New York Times Published: February 16, 2011 BEIJING — Sallying forth into the ancient battleground of extramarital affairs, China’s top court appears poised to side with wronged wives against philandering husbands and greedy mistresses. Under a draft interpretation of China’s marriage... Read more →


Marriage Registration between Chinese citizen and Foreigners in China

Provisions for the registration of marriage between chinese citizen and foreigners (Approved by the State Council on August 17, 1983 and promulgated by the Ministry of Civil Affairs on August 26, 1983) 1. When Chinese citizens and foreigners (including foreign residents and those who come to China for a short... Read more →


China’s New Marriage Law Favors Men Over Women

By Fang Xiao Created: August 26, 2011 China’s Supreme Court issued a new judicial proviso pertaining to marriage law applications on Aug. 12. The proviso became effective on Aug.13 and immediately triggered widespread argument and criticism. Marriage law in China previously stated that married couples share joint ownership of property.... Read more →