Matters of divorce, judicial separation, annulments and dissolutions of marriages are handled by The Matrimonial Causes Division of the Royal Court. Follow this link for more information.
The Family Proceedings Advisory Service become involved when a separation or divorce involves children and an agreement has not been reached in respect of the care of the children, or when social services have become involved or when children are being adopted. The Family Proceedings Advisory Service.has fully trained mediators and is able to offer Mediation as an alternative to a contested court hearing where both parties agree to this. The Mediation process is kept completely confidential.
If you have become divorced or separated and your right to live in Guernsey was based on your relationship with a Qualified Resident or licence holder, you should contact the Housing Control section. Call them on 715790 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for advice about non employment-related housing licences.
If you have recently got separated or divorced and need to register your new details with various States' departments, soon you will be able to tell them all through one online form, but for the time being you will need to contact them individually.
You may also need to apply for a new:
- Resident Certificate/Employment Permit (Right to Work) follow this link
- You will also need to tell the Income Tax office of your separation