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If I marry a lawfully married man as the second wife, do I have the right of inheritance?
No, if he dies intestate or when his property is not given by the terms of a will. If a person who is lawfully married under any law, religion or custom shall during the continuance of such...
What is a Special Marriage Licence? What are the types of Special Marriage Licences available? What is the procedure for obtaining a Special Marriage Licence?
If you are unable to satisfy certain requirements under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 to legally marry in Malaysia but feel that you have good reasons for being granted a Special...
What is bigamy? Is bigamy punishable by law? What is the punishment for bigamy in Malaysia?
Bigamy is the act or condition of a person lawfully married under any law, religion or custom who during the continuance such marriage contract a marriage with a third person under any law,...
Can a foreigner legally marry a citizen of Malaysia in Malaysia? What are the procedures and requirements for the marriage?
Yes but both parties to the marriage must be able to fulfill certain requirements under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 for Civil Marriage if both parties to the marriage are...
I found an error on my marriage certificate. Can change be made to my marriage certificate? How may an error on my marriage certificate be corrected?
You will be given the opportunity of checking the entry in the marriage register to ensure the details are correct and spelling mistakes are not made before you sign it. Let the Registrar know if...
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