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Divorce & Child Custody

Divorce and child custody are legal procedures handled by the Family Court and Syariah Court (Muslim marriages). The Ministry carries out child custody investigations when ordered by the court and provides support to single parents. Learn more about divorce support.

Child Custody & Social Investigations

When there is a child custody dispute, the courts may ask the Ministry to conduct an investigation and produce a “Social Report” before deciding on custody matters.

Getting a Divorce

A divorce is the legal procedure that ends a marriage.To get a divorce, you will need to file for a divorce with the Family Court (Civil marriages) or the Syariah Court (Muslim marriages).


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Last Reviewed On Tue, Dec 20, 2016