Basics of Divorce Proceedings in Nigeria
What Will You Learn?
- understand the process of commencing matrimonial causes action, otherwise known as Divorce Proceedings in Nigeria
- understand the legal framework and basis for divorce under the Law in Nigeria.
- understand and avoid common mistakes in Matrimonial matters.
Overview of Practice & Procedure for Divorce under the Matrimonial Causes Act
Introduction: What is Marriage, Where can divorce proceedings be commenced, What is the legal basis for filing divorce proceedings, Who can file for divorce08:56
Legal basis for filing divorce proceedings12:34
Filing & Service of petition for Divorce08:53
Respondents time to respond and next step, Filing of forms, Compulsory Conference, Cross petition10:15
Oral/Written Address, Child Custody, Judgement10:57
Recap & Conclusion11:16