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Prenuptial Agreement in Indonesia

Discover How a Prenuptial Agreement Redefines Your Marriage

If you're married outside of the Republic of Indonesia, and one of the spouses in the matrimony is an Indonesian, your marriage is not legal yet. Not until you conduct several proceedings afterward. The burden of conducting the proceeding lies on both spouses, regardless the nationality. It doesn't have to…
01 March 2018 Asep Wijaya 634 times
Marriage in Indonesia is pretty straight forward, simple, and most of all, legal. Consider Indonesia as a venue for your marriage registration. Indonesia's marriage certificate is world-wide recognized. Every marriage document issued by the marriage registry in Indonesia is in dual language i.e. Indonesian, and English. All you need to…
01 March 2018 Asep Wijaya 663 times
Marriage annulment in Indonesia is being conducted in very limited requirements. It must be done within six (6) months since the marriage date. Otherwise, you better go with divorce proceedings. You need to have the following reasons for conducting a marriage annulment: if either spouse in the married couple is…
28 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 791 times
They said mixed-marriage in Indonesia is always full of legal complications. If you pay attention to legal issues, the mixed-marriage should be practical since people get marry in order to look for a life of happiness. Foreigners who married to Indonesian spouses should be consider legal assistance from the very…
28 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 724 times
Legalization of Moslem marriage in Indonesia is strictly governed by the Islamic Law for Moslem couples. This proceeding may only be carried-out under special and very limited conditions, among others, to legalize the previous performed Moslem marriage without any registration at the Moslem Marriage Registry (so called KUA/Kantor Urusan Agama).…
27 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 677 times
Adopting your Indonesian stepchild is a special adoption proceeding because it takes place within a marriage between an adopting parent and a biological parent. Adopting your spouse’s child can make your family feel connected. When a step-parent adopts his spouse’s child, he becomes responsible for the child both legally and…
27 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 571 times
Custody and maintenance of children, like other family matters in Indonesia such as divorce, and inheritance; is governed by religious affiliation of the respective spouses. Some of you may find it absurd, but this relates to the belief that religion plays an important role in the family environment. Child Custody…
27 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 648 times
Child born out of wedlock in Indonesia has legal relationship with her/his mother and her family only. This is because she/he was born outside the legal marriage of the parents. The biological father's name will not be printed on the child's birth certificate. But the child may have her/his legal…
27 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 629 times
Child custody rights in Indonesia governed in a very specific manner so you and the child you love are protected, whenever and wherever you are. The legal relationship between the child and you as the parent must be proven by a legitimate document. Indonesia has very specific laws regarding child…
27 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 766 times
This is the proceeding that certifies the origin of a child in Indonesia. This may be applicable to the couples married in Moslem without any proper registration, and when you don't see your name on the child's birth certificate as the father. On one hand, the proceeding certifies that the…
26 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 634 times
Guardianship of a child in Indonesia is applicable when the marriage of the parents is still intact. It is transferable to a certain parties, but not to a company. It seems a simple thing, but there’s far more to it than that. Guardianship may be transferable to grand father, grand…
26 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 662 times
Many married couples told me that they didn’t know they need a prenup in the first place. They didn’t know the importance of a prenup. Nobody told them about it. Not even government officers. Well, at least that’s what they’ve told me. Now that they are married, it’s too late…
26 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 578 times
Postnuptial agreements, also known as post-marital agreements, are agreements entered into after a marriage has taken place. There are many reasons why a mixed-nationality married couple might wish to draw-up a postnuptial agreement. Among others, a couple that did not sign a prenuptial agreement before marriage may later determine that…
26 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 640 times
Postnuptial agreement in Indonesia is 100 percent legal and recognized by the courts of law. In 2015, the Indonesia’s Constitutional Court issued a verdict saying that the marital agreement may be entered into before, after, and during the marriage. Many thinks that this ruling is a breakthrough verdict, but surprisingly,…
06 February 2018 Asep Wijaya 559 times
Postnuptial agreement (so called "Postnup") in Indonesia is a contract entered into and signed by husband and wife after they are legally married. The postnup is a marital agreement legally recognized and valid under the recent ruling from the Constitutional Court in 2015. It means any married couple may enter…
18 January 2018 Asep Wijaya 732 times
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