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What are the requirements and good reasons for divorce? What is a joint petition? What is a contested divorce?
If you are a non-Muslim, you can get a divorce in Malaysia only through court proceedings. Your marriage must legally registered in Malaysia under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976...
What is the information required by Form 3 of the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 (Joint Petition)?
A joint petition (Malay: Petisyen Bersama) must contain the information required by Form 3 of the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 (Joint Petition) (Malay: Borang 3 Kaedah-Kaedah...
Do I need a lawyer to file for a divorce?
In Malaysia, when you approach the counter of a court to file your divorce petition, it is common for the court staff to reject your petition presented for filing and request that you have a...
What is the information required by Form 4 of the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 (Statement as to Arrangement for Children) (Joint Petition)?
If you have any children under 16 or who are over the age and are at school, college or university or are training for a trade, profession or vocation, your joint petition must be accompanied by a...
Can I get a divorce on ground of spouse's conversion to Islam?
Yes. You may petition for divorce under Section 51 of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 [Act 164] if your spouse has converted to Islam. The divorce petition can only be filed three...
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