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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...
Can I get a divorce on ground that my spouse is missing and presumed dead?
If you allege that there are reasonable grounds to suppose that your spouse is dead, you may present a petition: to have it presumed that your spouse is dead; and to a divorce. If the court is...
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 6 of the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 (Acknowledgment of Service)?
A divorce petition must be served personally, not by the petitioner, or by sending it by registered post to known addresses of the respondent and co-respondent. If a copy of divorce petition is to...
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...
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