ivorce by mutual consent in India, as given in the Section 13-B of the Hindu marriage Act, 1955, is considered to be the most direct, and simple procedure to end a marriage. It’s truly a win-win for both parties. No more emotional arguments, hard feelings, or ugly fights in the court hall. Both spouses agree upon the desired outcome and draft agreement to share the financial and other settlements. Whether it is child custody, maintenance, alimony, or sharing of business earnings – the settlement is mutual.
The mutual consent divorce petition can be filed in the form of affidavit in any of the city court or district court depends on where the spouses lived last together. Once the petition has been filed, the Court will record the hearing of both Husband and Wife and will be given 6 month duration for the second motion to see if there’s any possibility of reconciliation and that the parties agree for divorce.