We serve dissolution of marriage (divorce) applications throughout New Zealand.

April 28, 2023
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Our process servers have been serving dissolution of marriage (divorce) applications since 1987.

NO hidden costs! We offer a nationwide service fee of just *$290.00 + GST; includes time and mileage (up to 3 visits).


Our team of process servers are very experienced with the service of New Zealand family court proceedings including divorce applications (dissolution of marriage applications).

We have an excellent working knowledge of the process and understand what is required to correctly serve your divorce application anywhere in New Zealand.

We understand that applying to dissolve your marriage can be a very difficult and emotional time. You can be assured that our team will serve your divorce application with discretion, sensitivity and professionalism.

How do I apply for a divorce?

When you apply for a divorce in New Zealand, you need to complete an application for a dissolution of marriage (divorce). The application forms and information is available from your local family court.
The family court is responsible for processing your application and will provide you with a set of documents that need to be personally served on your spouse by a process server (legal document server).

Apply for a divorce: when you both agree.

If both you and your partner want a divorce: If you have grounds to do so, both you and your partner ‘ask’ the Family Court for a marriage of dissolution order. This is a simple process when both parties agree and communicate amicably.

Apply for a divorce: on your own.

You can apply for a divorce as a single applicant. If only one of you wants a divorce: You will need to ask your local Family Court to make a decision. This is known as ‘applying for an order’.

If you are applying for an order, you are required to ensure your dissolution of marriage application is served on the recipient. Our process servers will serve your dissolution of marriage application.

What do we do?

  • Serve your dissolution of marriage (divorce) application.
  • Ask the respondent to sign an acknowledgment of service.
  • Swear and return the affidavit of service to you promptly.

Why use a professional?

  • We can locate recipients anywhere in New Zealand.
  • As an independent party, our process servers are neutral and not personally involved.
  • Our process servers have a working knowledge of the legal process and rules of service.
*  Please note: time and mileage is also charged in addition to the standard fee of $290.00 + GST for rural, remote or geographically challenging areas of service throughout New Zealand.