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Jurisdiction to settle a divorce in Vietnam

Divorce is the termination of the husband and wife relationship according to a legally effective judgment or decision of the Court at the request of either spouse or both husband and wife. The right to request a divorce is a personal right, attached to the husband and wife, so the husband and wife can do it by themselves but cannot transfer or authorize another person.

1/ What is a divorce with foreign elements?

Divorce with foreign elements  is a divorce case involving a foreign party or a foreign party, specifically:

+ Divorce between Vietnamese and foreigners;

Divorce between two foreigners permanently residing in Vietnam.

+ Divorced with children living abroad;

+ Divorce but assets abroad;

+ Divorce but the litigant is abroad

Vietnamese courts have jurisdiction to settle divorce cases involving foreign elements in which the plaintiff or defendant is a Vietnamese citizen or the involved parties are foreign citizens residing, doing business or living long-term in Vietnam. The jurisdiction to settle a divorce involving foreign elements belongs to the Court of People of the province. Jurisdiction of the Court by territory:

+ In case of consent to divorce: Court of residence of spouse:

+ In case of unilateral divorce: Court where the defendant resides

2/ Apolo Lawyers supports legal services as follows:

  • Support to carry out the dossiers regarding the divorce, the division of assets and debt among spouses.
  • Set the terms for child custody and child support if there are children involved.
  • Conduct thorough research in order to gather supporting evidence in each case.
  • Compile detailed paperwork and then submit to the court documenting the evidence.
  • For legal separations, our lawyers carry out the separation through court orders.
  • Propose the divorce mediation to come to a sensible divorce agreement that meets both of your needs.
  • Others works to provide legal services on divorce in Vietnam
  • Advice on debts and joint responsibility for debts of husband and wife when separating assets.
  • Advice on debts before and after marriage.
  • Advice on joint debts, separate debts, debts of husband or wife for business
  • Consult to help customers prove the debts when disputing each other.
  • Advice on compensation for damage caused by spouses during the marriage period.
  • Drafting documents and preparing relevant documents, records and evidence.
  • Consult on legal procedures after property division, judgment enforcement.
  • Appoint lawyers to participate in court proceedings and support the request of clients.

Apolo Lawyers is known as one of the most prestigious with divorce services inVietnam. If you are in a mess and do not know the divorce procedure and you want to save time, money, effort. Especially, when you choose us, you only need to go to the court once to sign. After 15 days, you will receive a divorce judgment.

Apolo Lawyers also has many forms of consulting for clients including: direct law advice at the office, email counseling, telephone consultation and many other forms to create the best favorable conditions for clients.

For customers who cannot directly meet the lawyers, you can choose to consult via Email, or WhatsApp. Our company will offer the most effective solutions for customers, consulting in writing to ensure high accuracy, with legal basis. With the enthusiastic support from the company, the customer will spend not only a lot of time but also travel expenses.

For further information, contact us:

Apolo Lawyers - Solicitors & Litigators

Address: 10th Floor, PaxSky Building, No. 51 Nguyen Cu Trinh Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Binh Thanh Branch      

Address: 9th/F, Tower K&M Building, 33 Ung Van Khiem St., Binh Thanh Dist., HCM City


Tel: (028) 66.701.709 / (028) 35.059.349

Mobile 1/ Whatsapp 1: 0939.486.086 / Mobile 2/ Whatsapp 2: 0908.043.086






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