Since a 2008 reform that toughened punishments for fake divorces carried out for the purpose of accessing social security benefits, the Social Security Institution (SGK) has claimed that around 22,000 couples continue to live together after divorcing and that the practice is on the rise, according to media reports. The issue of fake divorces is […]

1 . Select Your Divorce Package Once you have selected your divorce package, print the PoA and have the local notary endorse it in your local language, and have the Notary get it apostiled. Send to our qualified team for completion of your relevant package. 2. Check and Verify Divorce Petition  You can download your […]

Initial requirements Regardless of where you currently live and work as long as you were married in Turkey or at a Turkish Embassy and hold an official Marriage Certificate/Book you have the right to petition the court for a divorce in Turkey. Grounds for divorce Turkish family law originates from within Swiss Family Law. In Turkish […]

Daily life of Turkish public will see both minor and fundamental changes this year as new laws and regulations changing everything from IDs to marriage procedures are set to be implemented by the end of 2016. For drivers and learner drivers, the year starts with a major change in driver licenses. All drivers will be […]

Turkey reached out to more than 400,000 people in three years for premarital education and consultation services, Family and Social Policies Minister Sema Ramazanoğlu announced. Ramazanoğlu said the services were offered to couples who intend to marry as well as to single individuals for free. She added that the ministry also provided consultation services for […]

A parliamentary commission has been set up to understand the reasons for the increased number of divorces in Turkey and to draft possible measures that could be taken to prevent couples from divorcing, after all four parties in Parliament made proposals on the issue. The Official Gazette announced on Wednesday that upon the decision made […]

Almost one-third of all marriages in Turkey involve child brides, according to a women’s rights advocate, who spoke at a conference tackling the issue. She said the figure is likely too low, as many marriages to underage girls aren’t officially registered. “There are 181,036 child brides in our country, unfortunately…nearly 20,000 parents filed applications to […]

Recent statistics released by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat) on the number of divorces in Turkey have revealed that the rate of divorce increased by 4.5 percent in 2014 compared to 2013. The statistics also show that the number of divorced couples stood at 130,913 in 2014, while the number of divorced couples was 125,305 […]

He called the downing of a Russian bomber by Turkey’s air force “a treacherous war crime.” He accused Ankara of colluding with Islamic State. And he said Moscow would do more in retaliation than just ban Turkish tomatoes. Vladimir Putin delivered his annual state-of-the-nation speech to a joint session of parliament this week amid rising […]