As kang asep always say that marriage book is one of the main requirements that must be met when the divorce to the Court. However, sometimes there are cases where the marriage book is lost, damaged or even arrested by the husband or wife who does not want to divorce. This is not new, kang asep has often touched on this issue in previous articles. Can we then file a divorce without a marriage book?
The answer can be, provided that there is an official document replacing the missing / damaged marriage book issued by the competent authority in this case is the Office of Religious Affairs for the Muslim and the Civil Registry Office for non-Muslims.
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In essence, if the marriage book or the quote of the marriage certificate is lost, please for the religion of Islam come to the Office of Religious Affairs (KUA) kecamatan in accordance with the first place of marriage and for non-Muslims please come to the Civil Registry Office which previously issued the marriage certificate / .
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Before coming to KUA or to the Civil Registry Office to request a duplicate of a marriage certificate / marriage certificate certificate, consider the following:
Make a letter of loss from the police first.
Bring original proof of identity (ID) and photocopy.
Photocopy of marriage book / marriage certificate, if any.
Marriage / marriage certificate damaged, if you want to be replaced because it is damaged.
Remember wedding data such as wedding date and blessing (for non Muslims).
Photocopy of Family Card (especially non Muslim is usually requested of this document as well).
The time required for the issuance of duplicate marriage books / citations of the marriage certificate is usually about a week, sometimes there are also can be made that day.
Oh yes, especially for those who believe in Islam, if it turns out the wedding data cyst is not found in KUA so that KUA can not publish duplicate marriage book / quotation of marriage certificate, please apply for marriage isbat (marriage) to the Religious Court first.
As for non-Muslims, if the marriage data is not found in the Civil Registry Office, so the Civil Registry Office can not issue the quotation of the marriage certificate, please apply for the legalization of marriage to the District Court first.
Such is my explanation of the notion of applying for divorce without a marriage book. In conclusion, marriage book is the main requirement when filing for divorce to the Court. If the marriage book is missing, damaged or detained by the defendant / requested party, please duplicate the marriage book first to the Office of Religious Affairs for the Moslem or the Civil Registry Office for non-Muslims. Once the duplicate has been made, please use the duplicate as a condition to file the divorce to the Court.