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Is one sided divorce possible in Australia?

Yes, one-sided divorce is possible in Australia. 

A one-sided divorce is formally referred to as a sole divorce application. This means one party to the marriage is initiating divorce proceedings in contrast to a joint divorce application whereby both parties are in agreement to separate.

Your sole divorce application can be granted if you can prove to the Court:

  1. You and your partner have been separated for 12 months.
  2. There is no issue with the Court’s jurisdiction over the marriage. 

To ensure that your sole divorce application is done correctly, it is helpful to engage a family law solicitor.

Our experienced family lawyers at The Australian Legal Practice can be contact on our 24 hours on (02) 8084 9929. We are here to help.

If your matter is urgent, call (02) 8084 9929 today to arrange a free initial consultation.

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