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How Do You Initiate Divorce Proceedings In Hong Kong?

To commence divorce proceedings in Hong Kong, you need to issue an Application for Divorce or a Petition for Divorce.

A Petition for Divorce lists the grounds upon which you are filing for Divorce.  Once the Petition for Divorce is filed, the Petition is served upon your spouse.

The Family Court will deal with your Divorce in three separate sections:

There are three (3) matters to consider when dealing with divorce:

  1. Dissolving the marriage (Divorce Main Suit)
  2. Children (custody, care and control, access)
  3. Ancillary Relief (Distribution of assets, financial matters relating to you and the children)
    1. To commence divorce proceedings in Hong Kong, you need to issue an Application for Divorce or a Petition for Divorce.

      A Petition for Divorce lists the grounds upon which you are filing for Divorce. Once the Petition for Divorce is filed, the Petition is served upon your spouse.

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