A divorce not routed through procedure contemplated by Section 7 of The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1961, does not become effective. Both parties can nominate their representatives/lawyers to pursue Arbitration/Union Council Proceedings however one time in person presence is a must. If we divide complete divorce process into phases then we can split it into two major phases…
INITIATION OF DIVORCE THERE ARE THREE DIFFERENT METHODS TO DISSOLVE A MARRIAGE IN PAKISTAN WHICH ARE MENTIONED AS BELOW.
- Divorce By Husband: It is a method in which a husband pronounce a divorce to the wife in written format.
- Divorce by the way of Khulla: It is also called judicial divorce. A wife can go to the family court at any stage of her life if she feels that she can’t continue with her marriage. Court issues a divorce decree after hearing her case and following the due process of law.
- Mutual Divorce: Husband and wife can also write a mutual divorce deed.
IN THE NEXT AND FINAL PHASE WE WILL DISCUSS AND SHOW YOU STEP BY STEP DIVORCE PROCESS AT UNION COUNCILS IN PAKISTAN THROUGH AN INFO-GRAPHIC CHART.
ONCE BELOW PROCESS IS COMPLETED PROPERLY, YOU CAN APPLY FOR A NADRA’S COMPUTERIZED DIVORCE CERTIFICATE IN THE SAME UNION COUNCIL.