Subsequently, both parties to the divorce are given a period of six months before they can lodge the second application. The maximum time limit for filing a second application is 18 months from the date of filing the application for divorce in family court. PRAYER It is prayed with great respect that the court may accept this request and thus pronounce a divorce decision between the parties, thus terminate the marriage between the parties. Hello, Mam/Sir, I have 2 boy children, and my wife and I want to divorce, and from now on she says it`s a mutual divorce. She is violent and does not behave properly in my family/life/friends and everything. .