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Joint Petitions for divorce in Malaysia are governed inter alia by Section 52 of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976:

“If husband and wife mutually agree that their marriage should be dissolved they may after the expiration of two years from the date of their marriage present a joint petition accordingly and the court may, if it thinks fit, make a decree of divorce on being satisfied that both parties freely consent, and that proper provision is made for the wife and for the support, care and custody of the children, if any, of the marriage, and may attach such conditions to the decree of divorce as it thinks fit.”

We have prepared a summary of the Court filing fees involved in Joint Petitions for divorce:

Summary of Court filing fees for Joint Petition for Divorce

As at 9th September 2022, the Court filing fees in a Joint Petition for divorce is approximately RM868.00.

Kindly note that the Court filing fees summarised above excludes other costs involved in a Joint Petition for divorce, such as legal fees (if any), and affirmation fees.

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