DIVORCE - The Legal End of a Marriage
Divorce is a legal termination of a marriage. The marriage and the divorce are both governed by the provisions of the HINDU MARRIAGE ACT 1955 and all Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Budhists etc. are governed by the Hindu Marriage Act. Apart from Muslims, Christians, Parsis and Jews, this act is applicable to all marriages solemnised between Hindus, Sikhs, Budhists, Jains, etc. There are many other aspects involved with a divorce between two individuals.
They are related to the Custody of Children, Interim maintenance as well as Alimony.
Various grounds of a divorce include adultery, cruelty, etc.
The filing of a divorce and the settling of maintenance as well as the issue of custody of minors etc. is a very complicated and a sensitive matter. This involves a thorough evaluation of the financial status and living standards of the parties.
Well versed with provisions under Hindu marriage act and having thorough understanding of the nuances of Divorce cases, our team has expertise in Divorce cases and Matrimonial disputes.
- From drafting and filing of divorce petitions
- Mutual divorce petitions
- Maintenance cases
- Permanent alimony cases
- Domestic Violence cases
- All other related matrimonial law proceedings
Divorce is a difficult and traumatic situation for both the parties. On one hand you have to deal with pain of losing your marriage and on other side you have to take care of emotional and social trauma being faced by your family.
In addition, the procedures for divorce can be complicated and involves various aspects like
- Legal separation of the parties
- Alimony to spouse in terms of monthly maintenance
- Division and transfer of property and assets
- Custody of Children
- Cost effective negotiations and settlements through mediation