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At TEH & YU, we provide a complete and professional solution to any issues, problems or concerns that you may face, either before, during or after a divorce or a dissolution of marriage. All personal information submitted to us will be kept strictly private and confidential.
To ensure your privacy, we provide a dedicated telephone line where you can speak directly to our lawyers.
BEFORE / DURING A DIVORCE
Whether you are thinking of getting a divorce or exploring the different options available to you, our lawyers will provide professional advice based on your circumstances to guide you through the process. Feel free to seek our advice on the potential changes that the divorce will bring to your life.
✔ Prenuptial Agreement (Pre Marital Agreement)
✔ Postnuptial Agreement (Post Marital Agreement)
✔ Judicial separation
✔ Divorce by joint petition
✔ Arrangement as to the children of marriage
✔ Division of properties after divorce
AFTER A DIVORCE
After the stress of going through your divorce, it may sometimes be difficult to accept the changes that it has brought to your life. At this time of difficulty, our lawyers are here to assist you with your post-divorce matters, including the division or transfer of properties after your divorce, and comprehensive planning of your estate and legacy after the divorce.
✔ Family trust & financial planning
✔ Private estate planning
✔ Comprehensive will writing
✔ Advising on earlier will made before divorce
✔ Division and transfer of properties after divorce
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
HOW DO I FILE A DIVORCE PETITION?
In Malaysia, there are generally two types of divorce petition: -
JOINT DIVORCE PETITION - HOW AND WHEN?
As long as the joint divorce petition is filed two (2) years after your marriage, the Court may make the order of divorce if both you and your partner freely consent to the divorce, and proper arrangement has been made for the wife and children (if any).
SINGLE DIVORCE PETITION - GROUND FOR PETITION?
Unlike a joint divorce petition, there must be a proof of breakdown of your marriage, that is to say, that there must be proof of: -
joint divorce petition - process and duration? WHEN CAN I REMARRY?
Upon the filing of the joint divorce petition at the High Court, the hearing of your case will generally be fixed within 3-6 weeks. At the hearing of your divorce petition, a divorce order (Decree Nisi) may be granted if the Judge is satisfied that both parties have freely consented to the divorce and proper arrangement has been made for the wife and the children. Unless expressly granted by the Court, the Decree Nisi shall only be made absolute after the expiration of three (3) months from its grant, after which you may remarry if you so wish.
COUPLE WITH CHILDREN - THINGS TO CONSIDER?
For couples with children, proper arrangement must be made for the support, care and custody of the children. It is strongly advisable for couples with children to discuss about the arrangement for the children. If you are unable to agree to it, the Court may decide on the matter having regard to the wishes of the parents (if any) and that of the children (if they are able to express independent opinion).
Below are the few points that you may wish to consider when discussing about the arrangement for the support, care and custody of your children: -