Frequently Asked Questions

How much will the Malaysia divorce proceedings fees?

There are two main factors to take into charges, which are:

    • The court fees
    • The legal fees

The court fees are fixed, but the legal fees largely depends on the complexity of the case and the type of divorce: Single Petition or Joint Petition.

How much is the Malaysia court fee?

The Malaysia court fee is separate from the legal fees and includes:

  • M160.00 Filing of a Divorce Petition (General Form of Petition or Joint Petition)
  • RM16.00 Filing of Statement as to Arrangement for Children (General Form of Petition or Joint Petition)
  • RM16.00 Filing of an Affidavit in Support of Petition (General Form of Petition or Joint Petition)
  • RM 6.00 Each exhibit referred to an affidavit, statement or petition and required to be marked

Note: court fees may vary, check with the court staff for exact filing fees.

What is the estimation of the legal fees?

The more complicated a divorce case is, such as, if both parties cannot agree on the division of assets, if financial support is required, or children custody is involved, the legal fees will be difference. 

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