Knowledge Base Issues
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...
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 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 is matrimonial property?
Matrimonial property is: the property both parties acquire during marriage; and lso includes the property owned by one party before the marriage, but to which there has been substantial...
What should an Affidavit of Means look like?
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...