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You need a lawyer, definitely. But you should have some time to get one since in order to divorce, you need to have been married for at least 2 years, which won’t be until this December, right? A petition for divorce may NOT be filed within the first 2 years of marriage, unless leave of the Court is obtained in cases of exceptional circumstances or hardship to the petitioner. You can look for a lawyer at:
The break down of the marriage can be charged as based on the fact that the other party has committed adultery, and if the petition is presented under the ground of adultery under section 58 of the Act the Petitioner (your wife in this case) can add the adulteress as a co-respondent and can also claim for damages for adultery. The Court has the power to award these damages.
Under section 76 of the Act, the Court is also empowered to divide properties that were acquired during the marriage. In such cases, the Court tends to award equal shares to each person. This is regardless of current earnings. Rather, it is based on what you had when you were together.
If the property was mostly acquired by the sole effort of one person, however, the court may divide the property as it thinks reasonable, with the party who amassed the assets receiving a greater proportion. But it is up to the Court to decide on that, and the Court will consider the extent of the contribution made by your wife for the welfare of your household, e.g. keeping the house clean, cooking and generally, looking after and caring for the family.
Therefore, both parties to the divorce will be expected to provide relevant documentation and present witnesses or give evidence to support their respective cases. That's why getting a lawyer is so important!
You might want to check out The Malaysian Law Discussion Forum for further advice and support: http://www.lawyerment.com.my/boards/topic-Malaysia_Marriage_Divorce_Law-0.htm
According to the law, the misconduct of adultery could be used as a factor in deciding issues such as property division. In addition, the Court still may divide your assets owned before marriage with your spouse if she shows that she substantially improved it during the marriage or by joint efforts with you.
Outcomes seem to vary quite a bit. For a more extensive answer to your particular questions, perhaps you could try Legal in Malaysia, which is a legal consultation blog where many questions are answered about divorce, among other things, at:
Good luck to you in this problematic situation.