Wednesday, 16 December 2015

gittin 3

what does it matter that she can carry her own divorce,

if he can challenge the single signature?

This page discusses how many witnesses are really needed, one or two. And is the writing of the document for this particular woman crucial? It mentions that unlike other documents she, the wife, can be the agent to deliver the document. even though she is the beneficary. And that it only needs a single witness. This is to be lenient for her sake and will allow her to remarry. However this leniency is questioned if it really does benefit her, or keeps her in a precarious situation. One witness's signature can be later challenged by the husband saying it is not a valid divorce. The 'leniency' traps her further....

No comments:

Post a Comment