Irretrievable breakdown of marriage in the Hindu Marriage Act

The Hindu Marriage Act does not recognise the concept of irretrievable breakdown of marriage. This concept does not allow the parties to prove guilt for divorce, therefore, it gives easy and respectable exit from the matrimonial bonding. In the modern development of social and economic conditions, marriage is no longer an institution. The marriage became a contract between the parties. Some provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act also made the marriage a civil contract between the parties.

Convert divorce case in to mutual consent divorce

Question asked on: 01/02/2017 Can court convert the divorce case filed under section 13 of Hindu Marriage Act into the Divorce of Mutual Consent under section 13B of the same Act? Advised by: Shivendra Pratap Singh, Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act 1955, provides...

Premarital unchastity of wife ground of divorce

Question asked on: 30/04/2016 I got married on 22/04/2016 at Warangal, Telangana. One day, I received messages and calls from one person saying that the person and my wife is having an affair from 6 years and being in a physical relationship for more than a year. He...

Mutual consent of divorce

Question asked on: 08/04/2016 My  husband compelled me to support his petition of mutual consent of divorce. Because of such compulsion I accepted his offer for one time settlement. he gave 4 lac for it and refused to give any amount for my treatment. He said that 4...