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Child born out of wedlock in Indonesia may include its biological father on its birth certificate. The only way to do this is by getting the father acknowledge the child. They must support the claim with a DNA test, and backed by at least two witnesses. Furthermore, the legalization of…
21 March 2018
A child is born out of wedlock when its mother was pregnant by a man without any legal marriage in Indonesia. It’s a simple definition indeed, but we have broader definitions depending on the situation. It’s according to Civil Law. The child was born and the marriage of its parents…
20 March 2018
Child born out of wedlock in Indonesia doesn’t have its father’s name printed on the birth certificate. He/she can only have relationship with its mother and her mother’s family. The child doesn’t have any relationship with the biological father. Not until you as the father acknowledges it or legalizes it …
20 March 2018
Child born out of wedlock in Indonesia has some key issues in its proceedings. If you have a child born out of legitimate marriage, you should know these and make sure you don't get conflicted by our legal system. First, we have now amended Article 43 (1) of the Marriage…
20 March 2018
Child born out of wedlock in Indonesia has legal relationship with its biological mother and her family only. This principle is reflected on the child's birth certificate. It means the birth certificate of a child born out of legal wedlock cannot include the name of its father. That was ancient…
20 March 2018
Guardianship of a child in Indonesia is a challenging issues. Not only this is the most important part in family and matrimonial law practice, such as adoption cases, divorce cases, and custody disputes. It also plays substantial role in general civil law, such as how a judge determine a child's…
20 March 2018
Many married couples told me that they didn’t know they need a prenup in the first place. They didn’t know the importance of a prenup. Nobody told them about it. Not even government officers. Well, at least that’s what they’ve told me. Now that they are married, it’s too late…
20 March 2018
The postnuptial agreement is legal in Indonesia. Some people said it’s not. How can you tell if your posnup, if you decided to have one, legally valid? The laws in Indonesia, like any laws in other countries, keep up with the developments in our society. Something that may not be…
20 March 2018
There is something that people didn’t get it why the postnuptial agreement in Indonesia is non-debatably legal. The postnup is the breaker of the community property regime in a marriage that has no prenup. So, it’s got to have something that can totally change your marriage situation. When you learn…
20 March 2018
Postnuptial agreement is for married couple in Indonesia. You don’t have to get divorce just because you forget to sign a prenup. It’s legal, and the good news is: it’s for real! Take my word for it! Courtesy of the legal system in Indonesia. Postnup is like other agreement in…
20 March 2018
Postnuptial agreement in Indonesia is an agreement between a husband and a wife. It’s pretty much the same with a prenuptial agreement. We call them: Marital Agreements. The only difference is timing in signing them. As you can see, prenup must be signed prior to your marriage, and postnup signed…
20 March 2018
Marital agreement is recognized in Indonesia under the 1974 Marriage Law. It recognizes prenuptial agreement as marital contract drawn-up and signed prior to the marriage of the couple. It must be done and executed before the marriage. Everything must be done before the marriage performed and registered. I mean everything,…
19 March 2018
I wrote an Indonesian postnup on daily basis. Yes, I wrote them almost everyday. The postnup is quite different from a prenup. It’s still a marital agreement, and it’s totally legal. But the postnup is entered into during the course of your marriage. Yes, you read it right. We date…
19 March 2018
When you’re married, you’re married. You need to move forward with your life. It’s time to settle down: have kids, running a family, and have a home. Yes, you need to have a home for your own little family. This may not be as easy as it sounds when your…
19 March 2018
Recent developments related to the postnup have been very important. The latest updates from the Jakarta Higher Court regarding the marital agreement entered into after the marriage. The Jakarta Higher Court confirms that a marital agreement signed during the course of marriage in Indonesia is legal. The endorsement from the…
19 March 2018
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