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Divorce Procedure

Refers to Plaintiff (the person starting the action)

Refers to Defendant

First Stage:

Termination of Marriage

Second Stage:

Ancillary Matters

Custody / Care and
Control of Children

Maintenance

Division of Assets

- Client to provide information/documents

- A divorce could be granted on one of the following grounds

Adultery

Unreasonable Behavior

Desertion

Separation for 3 years

Separation for 4 years

- Commencement - HDB standard queries (2-4 weeks)

File and serve divorce papers on

Has 8 days to enter Apearance and 14 days to enter Defence

Set Down

Uncontested

Contested

Pre-Trial Conference (PTC)

Mediation

Counselling

Hearing For Interim Judgement

Interim Judgement Granted (End of First Stage)

Ancillary Matters Agreed

Ancillary Matters Not Agreed

Family Justice Courts

Agreement

Mediation

Counselling

No Agreement

Filing of Affidavit of Assets and Means

Ancillary Matters Hearing

Final Judgement Granted

Certificate of Final Judgement
(End to Divorce Proceedings)
(About 3 months after Interim Judgement)

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