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.

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...

Wife filed false case against me after my divorce petition

Question asked on: 29/10/2015 My wife filed false case against me after filing of divorce petition from my side. She is a government employee and always desires to live separately. She mounted heavy pressure upon me to leave my parents and settled with her in Noida....

Separation by agreement

Question asked on: 28/08/2015 Can we live separate by our agreement instead of a decree of judicial separation? Advised by: Shivendra Pratap Singh, Parties to the marriage want to live separate without filing a petition of judicial separation or divorce they can do so...

Husband left country after filing of divorce case

Question asked on: 28/08/2015 I filed for divorce in March 2015 on grounds of cruelty and dowry with my husband, also he is impotent and gay. A criminal case was also registered against him and my in laws who harassed me mentally and financially,but in May 2015 he has...