my fren is planning for a divorce and she has no clue about the regulations abt it and she need a lawyer to help through the process..
her situation is like this:
she is married but not fully 1 year. she dun have any children.she wanted divorce as she feels that she and her husband are not suitable anymore. no more more particular reason..
any of ur reply i will forward it to her..
hope to hear from u soon..hope tat u can help her..thanx..
the brief answer:-
no divorce petition can be brought to court within 2 years of marriage except for very strong reason eg intolerable marriage with eminent danger to either wife or husband (normally wife).
there 3 reasons to get divorce, one of simple reason to give irrevocable broken down of marriage.
establish the first requirement and your friend can file the divorce petition either joint petition (both husband and wife agree to a divorce) or single petition filed by one of the party (the other party may or may not agree to the petition).
advice: joint petition is much simpler and easier to get (much cheaper too)
the follow up email:-
i know that from if the joint petition divorce, the case may take 1.5 to 2 years. but in her situation now, she wanted divorce as she feel that she and her husband is longer suit each other. but i dont think that the reason do fulfill the 3 reqiurements set for the filing a divorce. they do have slightly argument, and other than that her husband is fulfilling his duties.
and single petition divorce, the case may take more than 2 years. it is quite long and tiring and difficult.
and in her case, should she wait until they marriage turn 2 years and then only file for divorce?
how much do you normally charge to handle a divorce case?
hope to hear from you soon.
Waiting after 2 years of marriage then only can file the divorce petition is law requirement (be it whatever reason given within the 3, the most simple is irrevocable broken down of marriage)