When will the divorce proceedings be completed? How long will it take before I can marry again?
3. When will the divorce proceedings be completed? How long will it take before I can marry again?
The time for the completion of a divorce application will vary from
case to case.
It is subject to the Court’s caseloads, the length of the hearing and the
fact that if there are children of the marriage, the decree nisi will not
be made absolute until the Court declares that it is satisfied with the arrangements
The Judiciary has the following performance pledge (for reference
i) Dissolution of marriage - from setting down for trial to actual hearing
- Special Procedure List
- Defended List (1-day hearing)
ii) Financial applications - from filing of summons to hearing (1-day hearing)
Wherever possible, the Judiciary will reply at once to correspondence
from members of the public. In any case, it will issue an interim
reply within 10
days and a full response within 30 days of receiving such correspondence.