Was This Couple Married 0, 1, or 2 Times?
From today’s decision of the New York appellate court in Bernstein v. Benchemoun (Judges Valerie Brathwaite Nelson, Joseph A. Zayas, William G. Ford & Helen Voutsinas):
On February 7, 2013, the parties were married in a Jewish religious ceremony in Florida. At the ceremony the parties executed a religious marriage contract, known as a ketubah, but they did not obtain a marriage license from the State of Florida. The parties then came to New York, where they executed a second ketubah in the presence of a rabbi.
In 2018, the wife sought a divorce, and the husband responded that the parties were never
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