Only ground for divorce – breakdown of marriage, to be established by on one of reasons:

  1. Separation at least one (1) year before the proceeding is determined, separation agreement duly signed.
  2. Adultery; or
  3. physical or mental cruelty.

Lawyer’s Duty:

  1. Discuss possibility of reconciliation before application or when separation agreement is signed;
  2. Promote negotiated settlement of all matters corollary to a divorce, including child support and spousal support, property rights, etc. ;
  3. Suggest each party has his/her own lawyer to represent his/herself;
  4. Encourage settlement all the time;
  5. Preparation of your application for divorce to the court; to answer or to reply wherever required during the trial proceeding.

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