Brazilians can now get divorced online

. Jun 01, 2020
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Brazil’s National Justice Council, the judicial system’s watchdog, has authorized notary offices to officiate divorce proceedings over video-conferences. Proceedings related to properties — including buying, selling, and donating — have also been made online. The new bureaucratic system was implemented in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic and will be in place for six months.

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Augusta Saraiva

Augusta is a Brazilian journalism student at Northwestern University

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