How to File a Divorce in India

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How to File a Divorce in India 

In case a couple wants a divorce then they have to follow the following steps:

  1. The couple will have to hire a lawyer first, so that he can provide them with all the details.
  2. A petition will be filed in the court by the lawyer.
  3. A copy of the petition will be then sent to the spouse.
  4. The spouse could either agree to divorce or contest against it.
  5. The completion of the procedure will depend on the circumstances of the case.
  6. In case of divorce by mutual consent, the parties have to prove that they were living separately for more than one year.
  7. A period of six months is given to the parties to reconsider their divorce.
  8. After the expiry of the period of six months, if the parties are still of the opinion that they want a divorce, then, the court can give the divorce decree.

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