Certificate of Divorce
Certificate of Divorce. Document a man was obligated to give to his wife if he divorced her.See Divorce, Certificate of.
Divorce, Certificate of
Divorce, Certificate of. A document declaring the separation of a husband and wife mandated by Mosaic law (Dt 24:1–4; see Mt 5:31; 19:7; Mk 10:4). The certificate of divorce protected the woman’s rights, providing evidence of her freedom and ensuring that her husband could not claim her dowry. An example