A staff member at a marriage registration centre in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, seals the divorce certificates of a former couple. Many divorcees are finding their legal obligations can carry over after their divorce. Photo: ImagineChina

Chinese divorcees seek to change financially crippling clause in law

Under Chinese law, either partner can be forced to pay all of any debt occurred during marriage, lawyers say

A staff member at a marriage registration centre in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, seals the divorce certificates of a former couple. Many divorcees are finding their legal obligations can carry over after their divorce. Photo: ImagineChina
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