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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...
What should the Joint Affidavit by Petitioners in Support of Petition look like?
An affidavit must be sworn or affirmed before a Commissioner for Oaths and is considered as an evidence in court proceedings. Answer the questions carefully. You cannot make changes to an...
Procedure to claim for maintenance during marriage
Make out a complaint at a Magistrate's Court. In the complaint the wife is required to state how much the husband is earning, how many dependent children there are, how much maintenance they need...
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...
Maintenance after divorce
The Court may order a husband to pay maintenance to his wife/former wife; when granting the decree of divorce or judicial separation; or if after a decree declaring her presumed to be dead, she is...
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