Where one of the spouses doesn’t accept the divorce or its whereabouts are unknown, the spouse who intends to get the divorce has to file a lawsuit with a court of law.
Contested DivorceThe divorce is granted at the request of one of the spouses with one or more of the following grounds:
- Separation for a consecutive year or more;
- The definitive break down of the relation;
- Deterioration of one of the spouses mental health;
- Disappearance of one of the spouses for a consecutive year or more.
Contested Divorce FeesOur legal fees are in the amount of €1.497,00 paid in three €499,00 instalments. If you wish to hire our service please pay the first instalment. Please check our terms of service to see what services are included. The announced fees will apply only to divorces of residents who have married in Portugal, and no questions of International Family Law are raised.