China’s Supreme People’s Court. In one case it heard recently, a divorced woman was granted compensation from her ex-husband for psychological distress caused by his philandering before their marriage. Photo: SCMP Pictures

China’s top court sees 4m civil cases involving family disputes in two years

With multiple interests at stake, the lawsuits present special challenges for the bench, one Beijing judge says

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China’s Supreme People’s Court. In one case it heard recently, a divorced woman was granted compensation from her ex-husband for psychological distress caused by his philandering before their marriage. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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