Older generations have mostly thought about the negative effects of divorce on children, but as time has progressed, in today’s open society, is divorce no longer just a one-way negative effect on children? Will the child be happy that both parents have found happiness in another relationship? 1. Child Custody Case in Hong Kong Child
HK-China Cross-Border Divorce
In recent years, the number of HK-China cross-border marriages has been increasing. A speed dating company has found that 48% of Hong Kong men and 44% of Hong Kong women accept HK-China cross-border marriages, with Hong Kong men mostly believing that Mainland women are more gentle and physically attractive. As for women who accept Mainland partners, men in Shanghai and Beijing are more popular.
Cross-border marriage between individuals from Hong Kong and Mainland China has become increasingly common in recent years, as Hong Kong and the Mainland have developed closer ties in economic and cultural fields. There are approximately 50,000 marriages registered each year in Hong Kong, of which about one-third are cross-border marriages. There are some 20,000 divorce applications each year.
The laws and procedures dealing with family matters differ enormously between Hong Kong and Mainland China. The recognition and enforcement of civil judgments in family cases in Hong Kong and Mainland China have long been faced with difficulties.