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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...
What is the information required by Form 2 of the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 (General Form of Petition)?
A general divorce petition (Borang Petisyen Am) shall be made by filing Form 2 required by Rule 8, 19(1), (2) and (3), 80 and 81 of the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980. The divorce...
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...
Can I get a divorce if my husband is living in another country or is out of Malaysia?
Yes. Section 49 of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 [Act 164] provides additional jurisdiction in proceedings by a wife. You may petition for divorce in Malaysia even though your...
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