Divorce and Marital Dissolution in Indonesia: When Your Marriage Gets Crepey and What You Can Do About It

Monday, 14 August 2023 17:22 WIB

Should You Get a Divorce?

Divorce in Indonesia is a personal and complex resolution. If you want to get one, you should consider it wisely. You should get insights and consideration. It may be helpful for you in contemplating your divorce decision, as well as your future endeavors.

What You Can Do About It

If you should get divorce, first thing you should understand is the legal framework surrounding divorce in Indonesia. If you’re a Moslem, a religious court will handle your case. If you’re a Non Moslem, a district court will handle your case. Both divorces are overseen by the 1974 Marriage Law. Nevertheless, like in any other countries, legal system has many twists and turns. Procedures and requirements vary according to the type of your marriage. It is crucial to consult with lawyers of Wijaya & Co to assist you in navigating the legal system and divorce process correctly. 

Dissolving a marriage in Indonesia requires a legal ground. It is important to consider the reasons behind your decision to get a divorce. Issues in your marriage can be anything from irreconcilable differences, abuse, financial difficulties or even infidelity. Reassessing your decision can possibly save your marriage. Some reason get your marriage deserves a second chance. There is always room for counseling and communication with your spouse. You should seek professional help such as marriage counselor. Exploring these options before finally get a divorce can be beneficial to you and your family. Your marriage deserves a second chance. 

Divorce has impacts on your children. These are the things that you should consider before getting a divorce in Indonesia. Top priority should be given to your children. Their welfare should be your top priority. Custody decisions are made in their best interests. You and your spouse should incorporate a parenting plan. You need to make sure your children have continuous involvement and support of both parents in their lives ahead.

My name is Asep Wijaya. Thank you for reading my posts!

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