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Divorce Judgement



January XX, 20XX Moscow

Justice of the Peace of Judicial District №XXX, Moscow, XXXXXXXXXXXXX,

in the presence of Secretary XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX,

in open court considered civil case № 2-XX/11 initiated on the grounds of the action for divorce brought by XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX against XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX,


The parties have been married since January XX, 20XX. No children were born in the marriage.

The plaintiff has filed the divorce action stating that the spouses have not been maintain family life or marital relations since 2008. The spouses do not run a joint household. There is no dispute about division of property.

The Plaintiff hasn’t appeared before the court. The plaintiff’s representative appeared before the court.

The plaintiff’s representative acting by virtue of power of attorney appeared before the court, affirmed the claims and requested the marriage to be dissolved.

The defendant hasn’t appeared before the court. She was duly notified of the date and the place of the hearing (case pages 32-35) but did not inform the court about a valid excuse. She hasn’t applied for adjournment of the court session.

According to Clause 1, Art. 21 of the Family Code of the Russian Federation a marriage shall be dissolved by judicial means in case the spouses have minor children in common, except as provided for by Clause 2. Art. 19 of the Family Code of the Russian Federation, or in case one of the spouses hasn’t giver her/his consent to the divorce.

According to Art. 56 of the Code of Civil Procedures the burden of proof lies with the parties. The defendant hasn’t produced any evidence against the plaintiff’s arguments.

As is clear from the statement of claim and explanations given by the plaintiff’s representative, the spouses do not live together, do not run a joint household, do not maintain marital relations, and have no dispute about division of property. No evidence to the contrary was produced to the court.

In the circumstances, the court has found that the plaintiff’s claims must be satisfied.

Based on the above and in accordance with Art. 16, 21-23 of the Family Code of the Russian Federation, Art. 194-198 of the Code of Civil Procedures of the Russian Federation the court does hereby


dissolve the marriage between parties registered in Marriage Palace № 4 of the Main Vital Records Department of Moscow on January XX, 20XX.

The marriage is considered dissolved upon entry of the judgment into legal force.

This judgment may be appealed in XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX District Court of Moscow within 10 days.

Justice of the Peace /Signature/

Stamp: Final judicial decision

February XX, 20XX

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