when does Divorce take effect

QUESTION:

Does the divorce became effective after pronouncing the divorce statement or this effectiveness waits until the woman know that the man divorced her?

ANSWER:
Divorce will come into effect immediately after the husband utters the divorce.

And AllãhTa’ãla knows best

Mufti Muhammed Ashraf
18 May 2011 / 14 Jumaadul Thaani 1432