The Excusable Cases of Non Obedience of Wife in Iran's Law

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The obedience is one of the effects of marriage contract. Good behavior, assistance and reasonable sexual intercourse are examples of obedience. On the base of Article 1108 of civil code, if the wife does not fulfill her duties, she has not the right for taking her maintenance. However, in some cases, the wife can refuse from doing her duties and this forbearance will not be delinquency. In other words, in these cases, non obedience will be justified. In this article, we consider the cases that non obedience of wife is justified in the law of Iran and Islamic Jurisprudence.

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