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The Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010 to amend the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and the Special Marriage Act, 1954 to making divorce easier on ground of irretrievable breakdown of marriage was introduced in the parliament in 2012. The Bill replaces the words "not earlier than six months" in Section 13-B with the words "Upon receipt of a petition."


Section 13 in The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 13 Divorce. (1) Any marriage solemnised, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, may, on a petition presented by either the husband or the wife, be dissolved by a decree of divorce on the ground that the other party


The marriage was performed before the attainment of 15 years of age by the wife, and on completion of 15 years and not before 18 years of age, the wife rejected the marriage.Under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, a divorce petition can be filed by the parties only after the passage of one year from the marriage date.


Contested Divorce under Section 13 of the Act; Mutual Consent Divorce under Section 13-B of the Act; I’ve already talked about Procedure for Mutual Consent Divorce in one of my earlier articles. Today I shall talk about Procedure for Contested Divorce as per Hindu Marriage Act in India.


THE HINDU MARRIAGE ACT, 1955 (Act 25 of 1955)[18th May, 1955] An Act to amend and codify the law relating to marriage among Hindus. Preliminary 1. Short title and extent.-(1) This Act may be called the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir, and


Hindus, Christians and Muslims are governed under separate marriage acts and grounds for divorce in India. 1. Grounds for Divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. The following are the grounds for divorce in India mentioned under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.


Petition for dissolution of marriage by a decree of divorce by mutual consent under Section 13-B (1) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (No.25 of 1955) as amended by the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Act, 1976.


The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 governs the Hindu, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jain and for another custom its the Special Marriage Act, 1954 (secular law). Documents required to file for a contested divorce: Marriage certificate


Divorce by mutual consent is addressed under S. 13 B of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and Section 28 of the Special Marriage Act, 1954. For this section to apply there are certain requirements which have to be met and fulfilled by both the parties to the divorce which can be stated as follows:


Under the Hindu Marriage Act, there are nine major grounds on which the marriage may be dissolved by a decree of divorce 1. The first of these is marital infidelity in which case the petitioner can seek divorce on the basis that his/her spouse who is the respondent had voluntary sexual intercourse with any person other than the spouse after the ...