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Divorce in Spain PDF
Friday, 08 July 2011 00:00

Divorce was legalised in Spain 30 years ago yesterday on 7 July, 1981. Along with Ireland, Italy and Portugal, divorce came rather later to these traditional Roman Catholic strongholds than to other European countries.


The first Spanish woman to get a divorce, in September of that year, was Julia Ibars, now 57 and living in Alhaurín de la Torre.

To read an article about Julia click here

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Paul Whitelock

Paul is a Joint Honours graduate in Spanish and German, a qualified teacher (PGCE) and has a Member of the Institute of Linguists (MIL) qualification.

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