Convert divorce petition into petition of divorce by mutual consent

Question I have filed a divorce petition, but we are ready to get a divorce by mutual consent. Can we move afresh petition or court can entertain it as a petition for mutual divorce? Question asked on 15/02/2017 Answered by: Advocate Shivendra Section 13 of the Hindu...

Convert divorce case in to mutual consent divorce

Can court convert the divorce case filed under section 13 of Hindu Marriage Act into the Divorce of Mutual Consent under section 13B of the same Act? Question from - Divorce by Mutual Consent | Family Law Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act 1955, provides grounds for...

Suit for declaration of a matrimonial status before the family court

Question What is the jurisdiction of family court and can I file suit for declaration of matrimonial status? Question asked on 25/12/2016 Answered by: Advocate Shivendra Suit for declaration of marital status can be filed before the family court. The Family Courts Act...

Premarital unchastity of wife ground of divorce

Question 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 sent not only messages...

Mutual consent of divorce

My  husband compelled me to support his petition of mutual consent of divorce. Because of such compulsion I accepted his offer for 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...

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...