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INDIAN DIVORCE LAWS

Our company, deals with Divorce Laws which is governed


under different laws for different religions i.e. Hindu,
Sikh, Muslims, Christians, Parsi etc.In India, rules for
divorce are connected to religion and they are
concerned with their own personal laws namely Divorce
amongst Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs and Jains are governed
by the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, and divorce amongst
Muslims are administered by Dissolution of Muslim
Marriages Act, 1939, Parsis by the Parsi Marriage and
Divorce Act, 1936 and Christians by the Indian Divorce
Act, 1869. All civil and inter-community marriages are
governed by the Special Marriage Act, 1956. In India,
Divorce petitions can be filed under two categories
namely Divorce by Mutual Consent in which both the
husband and wife mutually agree to dissolve the
marriage and in Contested divorce either the husband or
the wife could file for dissolution of marriage against
All civil and inter-community marriages are governed
by the Special Marriage Act, 1956. In India, Divorce
petitions can be filed under two categories namely
Divorce by Mutual Consent in which both the husband
and wife mutually agree to dissolve the marriage and
in Contested divorce either the husband or the wife
could file for dissolution of marriage against each
other. The duration of adivorceby mutual consent,
varies from six to eighteen months, depending on the
decision of the court and as per Section 13 (B) of
Hindu MarriageAct, 1955 and Section 28 of the
Special MarriageAct, 1954, the couple should be
living separately for at least one year
beforedivorceproceedings.
For the petition to be accepted, the couple should be
separated for over a year or two years (as per the
relevant act) and should be able to prove that they
have not been able to live together. It is, to be noted
that, living separately does not necessarily mean living
in different locations; the couple only needs to provide
that they have not been living as husband and wife
during this time period. The reasons for divorce in
contested divorce (though some are not applicable in
all religions)are namely Cruelty, Adultery, Desertion,
Conversion, Mental Disorder, Communicable Disease,
Renunciation of the World, Presumption of Death.
We render services covering to Divorce related matters,
both mutual as well as unilateral which includes drafting
and representation of both the matters before the
concerned courts and appeals arising thereof. The laws
formulate the grounds, process and rules of granting a
divorce that is acceptable in the eyes of law. Our firm
also deals with judicial separation, wherein both the
husband and the wife get an opportunity to introspect
about giving a chance to their marriage, before going on
with the divorce proceedings. Under a decree of Judicial
Separation, both the parties live separately for a period of
time getting adequate space, independence and time to
think about continuing their marriage or not.
Our team full of dedicated lawyers has a marvellous
flexibility and adaptability, to the requests and
exigencies of our clients. Our team also offers counseling
sessions to our clients in family related matters such as
contested divorce and mutual separation. Our team full
of proficient and competent lawyers provides assistance
and also conducts the proceedings other than Drafting of
petitions relating to other family related issues apart
from divorce like judicial separation, restitution of
conjugal rights, partition of property and further
representations.