Divorce Cases

Filing mutual consent divorce in Kolkata

I live abroad but now due to lockdown, I am with my husband in Kolkata. Due to a lack of compatibility, I want to get a divorce from him. We were married in Feb 2018. How can I initiate a mutual divorce and is there any online procedure? Question from: West Bengal You can file a suit for divorce...

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.

Divorce by mutual consent

My husband compelled me to support his petition of mutual consent of divorce. Because of such compulsion, I accepted his offer for a one-time settlement. he gave 4 lac for it and refused to give any amount for my treatment. He said that 4 lac is given for my treatment otherwise I’m not entitled to...

Mutually agreed Divorce

My daughter & Son-in-Law are not finding compatible with each other for the last few years and are on the verge of breaking. They are married strictly as per the customary practice of Lingayat community (Fully discussed in the Supreme Court decision referred below) duly performed by a...