3- Can I file for divorce without the assistance of a lawyer?
This is applicable before First Instance Courts, as for the Courts of Appeal, it is compulsory to hire a lawyer.
What is Khul’ (Separation by way of consent between the parties – Khul’) ?
It is divorce that occurs with the consent of both parties when a wife relinquishes her right to a dowry against the man’s consent to divorce and where a man’s consent is required (only for Sunnis).
What is Tafrik (Dissolution of marriage) ?
Proceedings that are brought by one of the spouses asking because of the harm resulting from disagreement, conflict or bad companionship such as beating, insulting, forcing into forbidden practices, in which case the Court grants divorce (for Sunnis and Druze).