The procedure of divorce with mutual consent in India is less expensive and less traumatic as compared to the contested divorce procedure
- Divorce is a legal process of separation after marriage, when both the parties (husband and wife) wants to separate with their own will after marriage, is called at divorce with mutual consent. Both husband and wife can apply for the divorce mutually.
- Divorce is called a contested divorce or divorce without mutual consent when it is filed without the approval of either of the spouse(husband or wife). Most of the times the reason for filing such divorce can be cruelty, adultery, desertion, conversion, mental disorder, communicable disease, presumption of death or in case of renouncing the world.
WHEN ONE CAN APPLY FOR MUTUALLY CONSENTED DIVORCE
Husband and wife both should be willing to get separated is the first and foremost rule when it comes to a divorce with mutual consent. Also following things one should be aware of before filing a divorce :
- Husband and wife should be staying separately for the period of minimum one year.
- Husband and wife both are agreed for the divorce.
- They are unable to live together anymore.
- Minimum one year from the date of marriage
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR DIVORCE WITH MUTUAL CONSENT
Common Documents are required for Filing a divorce petition, also our expert’s lawyers help you prepare the documents if anything is missing :
- Marriage Certificate
- Address Proof – Husband and Wife.
- Four Photographs of Marriage.
- Income tax Statement of last 3 years.
- Details of profession and Income (Salary slips, appointment letter)
- Details of Property and Asset owned
- Information about family (husband and wife)
- Evidence of Staying separately for an year
- Evidence relating to the failed attempts of reconciliation