Premarital unchastity of wife ground of divorce

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 but also...

Divorce under Hindu marriage act

Question From: Family Law How many ways a Hindu marriage could be dessolved? Divorce came into force with the codification of The Hindu Marriage Act 1955 (HMA). First time recognized divorce under Hindu marriage act. Before 1955 divorce was not recognized in Hindu law...

Divorce on irretrievable breakdown of marriage

Question From: Family Law Irretrievable breakdown of marriage is prevalent in US. Does Hindu Marriage Act enumerate it as a ground for divorce? Irretrievable breakdown of marriage is not a valid ground of divorce under section 13 of Hindu Marriage Act 1955 so divorce...

consent theory of divorce

The “Consent theory” of divorce is based upon the principle that the spouse must have a right to dissolve their marriage by mutual consent. With the advance in socio-economic condition, the spouse became self-reliant and independent. They are prepared to...

Guilt theory of divorce

Guilt theory of divorce is one of the approaches which is taken into consideration by the court in deciding divorce cases under Hindu Marriage Act. According to this theory, a marriage may be dissolved if one spouse committed any matrimonial offence. Section 13 of the...