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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
The child was born out of wedlock, she/he has no legal relationship with you as the father. Only with her/his mother and her family. In order to establish legal relationship between the child and you, you need first to acknowledge the child by entering into a Paternity Affidavit. Marrying the…
14 March 2018
Foreword Postnuptial agreements, also known as post-marital agreements, are agreements entered into after a marriage has taken place. There are many reasons why a mixed-marriage couple might wish to draw-up a postnuptial agreement. Among others, a couple that did not sign a prenuptial agreement before marriage may later determine that…
14 March 2018
Step child adoption is pretty special in Indonesia. Not only because this is happening within a marriage, but this is also about sharing the custody of a child between you as the step parent and your spouse as the custody holder. It should not remove your spouse’s custody right and…
13 March 2018
If you're married outside of the Republic of Indonesia, and one of the spouses in the matrimony is an Indonesian, your marriage is not legal yet. Not until you conduct several proceedings afterward. The burden of conducting the proceeding lies on both spouses, regardless the nationality. It doesn't have to…
13 March 2018
Marriage in Indonesia is pretty straight forward, simple, and most of all, legal. Consider Indonesia as a venue for your marriage registration. Indonesia's marriage certificate is world-wide recognized. Every marriage document issued by the marriage registry in Indonesia is in dual language i.e. Indonesian, and English. All you need to…
13 March 2018
Marriage annulment in Indonesia is being conducted in very limited requirements. It must be done within six (6) months since the marriage date. Otherwise, you better go with divorce proceedings. You need to have the following reasons for conducting a marriage annulment: if either spouse in the married couple is…
12 March 2018
They said mixed-marriage in Indonesia is always full of legal complications. If you pay attention to legal issues, the mixed-marriage should be practical since people get marry in order to look for a life of happiness. Foreigners who married to Indonesian spouses should be consider legal assistance from the very…
12 March 2018
Legalization of Moslem marriage in Indonesia is strictly governed by the Islamic Law for Moslem couples. This proceeding may only be carried-out under special and very limited conditions, among others, to legalize the previous performed Moslem marriage without any registration at the Moslem Marriage Registry (so called KUA/Kantor Urusan Agama).…
12 March 2018
 Adopting your Indonesian stepchild is a special adoption proceeding because it takes place within a marriage between an adopting parent and a biological parent. Adopting your spouse’s child can make your family feel connected. When a step-parent adopts his spouse’s child, he becomes responsible for the child both legally and…
12 March 2018
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