Divorce Cases

Current legal status of ‘triple talaq’ in India

I work as a fashion designer, and my husband is a doctor. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2019, my business has been on a decline, leading to financial losses. Unfortunately, my husband has declined to provide me with financial support during this challenging time. Moreover, he pronounced ‘talaq,’ which was ‘talaq ul biddat.’

I would like to understand the current legal status of ‘triple talaq’ in India. As a woman facing financial difficulties, I am in a destitute situation and require assistance to support my family. Can Waqf provide financial aid to help me sustain my family?

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Wife failed to prove cruelty but I want to withdraw my defence

In 2020, my wife filed for divorce, but I contested it with strong evidence. However, it has been three years and the petitioner evidence stage has just begun. I am considering withdrawing my defense since she has submitted no evidence of cruelty. However, I am concerned if she can claim joint property that is not under the jurisdiction of the Delhi court, and if she can still be granted a divorce. Thank you.

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Want to terminate marriage and marry girlfriend

I got married on March 2023. But I still love my girlfriend and more connected with her. I just acting as couple with my wife. I am in anxiety all the time. I want to marry my girlfriend. But second marriage is prohibited. And I know I can’t live without my girlfriend. Performing marriage was my biggest mistake as now I realise. I want to marry my girlfriend and want to terminate my marriage. I talked with my wife. She agreed. My question is how should I proceed? So that I can terminate my marriage and marry my girlfriend. What can be the legal consequences?

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Wife is open minded lady wants to live luxurious life upon my resistance she filed divorce case on cruelty

My father-in-law is a member of the Indian Police Service, and I have graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology. I am currently employed in a multinational corporation situated in Bengaluru. My wife, who desires a luxurious lifestyle, filed for divorce, alleging cruelty, despite being a liberal-minded individual. She has claimed that I do not allow her to attend nightclubs or spend time with her friends. However, we spend quality time together every weekend, and we even go on vacations overseas. Additionally, my wife frequently purchases high-end branded goods and clothing, which I do not restrict since I earn a decent income and can afford these expenses. I want to know what to do in that divorce case?

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Wife has taken different ground in the maintenance petition

My wife has filed a case for the interim maintenance under section 24 of the Hindu marriage act. When the matter has been listed for the evidence my wife started to adduce evidence regarding the criminal cases which was filed by my parents against my wife. One of them is related to the senior citizen act 2007. My advocate resisted that the evidence regarding the criminal cases and cases filed by in-laws are irrelevant because the wife did not mention that facts in the plaint. But the court refused and allowed the interim maintenance.

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Husband has cold and indifferent attitude

I am a primary teacher in the state of Uttar Pradesh. My husband is also a teacher and working in the same department. We are posted in different schools in different districts. From the last six years we are living apart with our free consent. We never applied for transfer in one school or near to the school of any spouse. In the meantime, my husband filed a civil suit for the restitution of conjugal rights. I had filed my written statement and denied all grounds stated in the plaint. Thereafter, my husband had withdrawn that plaint and filed a case for the divorce on the ground of cruelty. He stated in the plaint that I did not take leave on the engagement ceremony of his sister. This has caused immense insult, inconvenience and mental cruelty. When I came in the marriage of my nanad, my husband humiliated me in front of guests. I remained quiet and did not say anything. Can my husband get divorce?

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Husband has filed a divorce case against me but he is the real culprit

My husband has filed a divorce case against me, but he is the real culprit behind the filing of that civil suit for the divorce. I went to my parental house when my father got injured in a road accident. Soon after I returned back to my matrimonial home but when my father’s health deteriorated and once again, he admitted to the hospital, I went to my paternal home for taking care of my father because I am the only child. My son was also live with me, my husband thereafter not willing to live with me. he does not want to take me back and created hindrance since past three years. After three years, he filed a civil suit for the divorce.

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My wife does not like to live with me can we get divorce

My wife does not like to live with me can we get divorce on the ground of cruelty or any other ground? Our marriage was solemnised in 2021. My wife is an educated lady and does not want to live with me. She said that if I live in Delhi then I can earn much well than me. On this issue we are not like each other. I heard that the court may grant divorce on the ground of irretrievable breakdown of marriage. Sir, please advise how to proceed further?

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Wife doesn’t want to live with her husband

If the wife does not wish to live with her husband, and the husband is unwilling to grant a divorce, the wife may feel that she cannot continue living in her current situation. The wife desires to live with dignity, and is not interested in seeking any financial or property-related benefits from her husband. Despite experiencing harassment and cruelty, the wife has difficulty providing evidence of this mistreatment. Under these circumstances, the wife may wish to start a new life. However, the court will likely require a valid reason for granting a divorce. If the wife’s desire to live with dignity is the sole reason for seeking divorce, she may need to consult with a legal professional to explore her options and determine the best course of action.

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