To apply for a divorce, you need to be separated for one year, have your marriage certificate and know where your former spouse resides.
It is possible to apply for a divorce even if you are still living in the same house as your spouse if you have been living in separate rooms. You may need legal advice to apply for a divorce where there are some complications, for example, where you cannot locate your former spouse. Some parties apply to the court for a divorce without the assistance of a lawyer and we can help you through this option or we can prepare your divorce application for you.
If you were married overseas, you can apply for a divorce in Australia provided certain requirements are met. If your marriage certificate is not in english it will need to be translated into english.