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Divorce in Indonesia

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Getting divorce in Indonesia is not easy, especially if you were married abroad, but is still doable. You can rely on the court in Indonesia to dissolve your foreign marriage. This is not the case that they usually see on daily basis. This is about making Indonesia as your primary…
16 October 2019
Getting marry is going to be the best decision you'll ever made. It is a simple decision with the a future lying ahead of you. They said the marriage is the foundation to everything in your life, among other, property. Both husband and wife are to have joint property ownership…
23 September 2019
When you're married, you're married. Most people wants the marriage for once in a life time. But at some point, you want to "undo" the decision and "reinstate" the status. From married to single. This is doable with the marriage annulment. Although permitted under strict requirements, the application for marriage…
02 July 2019
In Indonesia, according to the 1974 Marriage Law, the marriage is legal if it is performed according to your religion affiliation. You need to have the same religion with your partner. If you have two different religions, either of you must convert. It sounds awkward, but we find the religion…
03 June 2019
Child custody in Indonesia is one of the consequences of a divorce between a husband and a wife, Divorce may be the solution for both of you. It may be your best way out, but the law suggets it can only be used as a last resort. It means both…
28 March 2019
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
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
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