Knowledge Base Issues
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 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...
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...
Consequences of a divorce
At the hearing of your divorce petition, if the judge is satisfied that you have legal ground for divorce, he/she will grants a Decree Nisi which will be made absolute after a certain period...
What is the information required by Form 4 of the Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 (Statement as to Arrangement for Children)?
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 divorce petition must be accompanied by...