Marriage <And Divorce> in Japan*

Marriage (and Divorce) in Japan:
Please also note the ‘Legal Section’ above if you require professional advice. It is important to familiarize yourself with Japan’s marriage and divorce laws, and particularly the still controversial issue of child custody in the case of international marriages. For a very brief explanation of why the issue still remains controversial vis-à-vis Japan, please watch the following: http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2011/s3312546.htm or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nG2plrH5HQ&feature=related

Please also see the following general information links:
http://japan.usembassy.gov/e/acs/tacs-7114a.html
http://ukinjapan.fco.gov.uk/en/help-for-british-nationals/living-in-japan/marriage-birth-death/how-to-register-marriage/advice-in-english
http://ukinjapan.fco.gov.uk/en/help-for-british-nationals/when-things-go-wrong/child-abduction
http://japan.usembassy.gov/e/acs/tacs-7117.html