Date:July 3, 2022
Mutual Divorce Process under Hindu Law : Section 13B of Hindu Marriage Act 1955
Followings are steps of Mutual divorce process under Section 13B as in Hindu Marriage Act 1955
First – Parties to marriage i.e. husband and wife filing the joint petition for divorce by mutual consent in the court of law.
Second – Court makes inquires and takes statement of Parties.
Third – Court passes and order. Gives parties cooling off period minimum of six months.
Fourth – Parties present a second motion. This second motion must be presented after six months of court’s first order and before the expiry of eighteen months.
Fifth – Court hears both the parties. Court makes inquiries for its satisfaction as to the marriage was solemnised and that the averments made in the petition are true.
Sixth – One being satisfied and taking statement of the parties, Court passes a decree of dissolution of marriage.
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