We are often contacted by overseas Pakistani women who are unable to dissolve their marriage as they are living outside Pakistan. If you live outside Pakistan and you wish to dissolve marriage through Khula, this article will help you understand the procedure to effectively dissolve marriage without personally coming to Pakistan.
Following is the Step to Step procedure through which Khula can be taken from Court without being in presence in Pakistan:
Some of the most Frequently Asked Question by Overseas Pakistanis are as follow:
It is important that Special Power of Attorney must specify each power being given to Special Attorney. For the purpose to draft Special Power of Attorney it is recommended that it must be draft by expert Family Lawyer. It is because Expert Family lawyers knows the procedure and details each power in the Special Power of Attorney as per requirement of task. If any power is not specially mentioned in the Special Power of Attorney, Court as well as the Union Council may object to entertain representation of Special Attorney and entire procedure will have to be started afresh which will waste a lot of time.
Yes, if you donot trust any person to be your special attorney, we do provide our trusted associate who act as Special Attorney and make representation in your case before Court as well as Union Council till the Divorce Effectiveness Certificate is issued.
Yes, it is mandatory for Khula claim to be filed in court. Under the Family Court Act, 1964 it is the Family Court only which has legal mandate to adjudicate Khula Claims to be filed by Muslim Wives.
No, it is mandatory that NADRA issues Divorce Certificate without which marriage is not deemed to be resolved. After the Suit of file for issuance of Khula is awarded. Judgment of Court is required to be produced before Chairman Union Council for attempt reconciliation between husband and wife. If nor settlement is made between 90 days, Divorce Certificate is issued by NADRA.
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It is a general misconception in our society that child custody of minor son can be retained by mother till age of 7 years only, in case of separate or divorce with husband and after that minor son is handed over in custody of father.
If you are applying a spouse visa, immigration visa or any other category of visa for your wife and the concerned embassy has required you to bring Court Orders to verifying marriage.