Divorce Law – An Overview

Course Outline

This lecture will provide a basic overview of the law on divorce in Malta. It will focus on the main grounds for marital breakdown and the legal consequences attached to the different grounds, citing local jurisprudence as practical examples. The legal repercussions of divorce will also be treated, examining the impact on the matrimonial home, maintenance, community assets, and child custody and access.

Lecturer : Dr. Ruth Farrugia

Who should attend ?

The lecture would be of interest to all professionals working with individuals or couples in marital difficulty (social workers, counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, family therapists, mediators, members of the clergy or religious orders) as well as persons undergoing marital breakdown or supporting family or friends.


A certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants who attend the session.

Venue, Date & Time

ILS Tuition Centre, 19/12 Vincenti Buildings, Strait Street, Valletta  VLT1432

Friday 12th April, 2013; 1530 – 1830hrs including coffee break

Participation Fee

€40; cheques are payable to Institute of Legal Studies Malta


If you are interested kindly use our online registration form.

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