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Divorce if you can not locate your spouse in Vietnam

The legal proceedings when dealing with a marriage relationship involving foreign elements is considered to be one of the most time-consuming procedures because it involves the service of documents. Besides, if the involved parties have serious conflicts with each other, in many cases the involved parties will find ways to cause difficulties in the dispute resolution process for the purpose of prolonging time or other personal purposes.

1/ Divorce if you can not locate your spouse in Vietnam

In fact, in such situations, the involved parties still have the right to divorce when the spouse is abroad, this is a divorce involving foreign elements, so the competent court is the Provincial Court of the People where the applicant resides. In case the litigant being the defendant is overseas without an address, has no information or hides the address, so the domestic plaintiff cannot know their address and information, the settlement shall be as follows:

  • If through their relatives is known that they still have contact with relatives in the country, but their relatives do not provide the respondent's address and information to the Court, nor comply with the request of The Court notifies the defendant in order to send testimony back to the Court, considered a case where the defendant intentionally hides his address, refuses to declare or refuses to provide necessary documents. If the Court has requested the second time, but their relatives also refuse to provide the respondent's address and information to the Court as well as refuse to comply with the Court's request to notify the defendant, then The court brought the case to trial in the defendant's absence according to the general procedure.
  • After the trial, the Court should immediately send to the defendant's relatives a copy of the judgment or decision for these people to transfer to the defendant, and at the same time conduct a public posting of the copy of the judgment or decision at the headquarters of the People's Committee where the defendant last resided and where the defendant's relatives reside so that the litigant can use the right to appeal in accordance with the procedural law

Thus, the divorce with a foreigner is still resolved according to the usual order and procedures if the cooperation of the other party and their relatives is not received

2/ Apolo Lawyers and divorce settlement of Apolo Lawyers

  • Take facts about the divorce and review documents
  • Advise clients on the best legal steps to take per time
  • Prepare petition dossiers, agreements, letters, and other documents to be submitted to the court
  • Oversee the process of mediation with the other spouse
  • Keep the petitioner updated on recent developments with the case.
  • Work with the in-charge court and keep your case going step-by-step.

Before starting a case with lawyers, you should meet them to present clearly your facts and demands. Then, asking questions to clarify how lawyers help your case, including their scope of work, service fee (and out-of-pocket fees), timeline. A good communicating with lawyers during your divorce case is key of successful support.

Apolo Lawyers is known as one of the most prestigious with divorce services inVietnam. If you are in a mess and do not know the divorce procedure and you want to save time, money, effort. Especially, when you choose us, you only need to go to the court once to sign. After 15 days, you will receive a divorce judgment.

Apolo Lawyers also has many forms of consulting for clients including: direct law advice at the office, email counseling, telephone consultation and many other forms to create the best favorable conditions for clients.

For customers who cannot directly meet the lawyers, you can choose to consult via Email, or WhatsApp. Our company will offer the most effective solutions for customers, consulting in writing to ensure high accuracy, with legal basis. With the enthusiastic support from the company, the customer will spend not only a lot of time but also travel expenses.

For further information, contact us:

Apolo Lawyers - Solicitors & Litigators

Address: 10th Floor, PaxSky Building, No. 51 Nguyen Cu Trinh Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Binh Thanh Branch    

Address: 9th/F, Tower K&M Building, 33 Ung Van Khiem St., Binh Thanh Dist., HCM City


Tel: (028) 66.701.709 / (028) 35.059.349

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