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Contested Divorce Lawyer in DelhiDivorce can be a highly complicated process and having the right divorce lawyer can make all the difference.

Hiring our experienced divorce lawyer is the best way to get peace of mind while dealing with matrimonial cases, alimony, mutual divorce and child custody, or a contested divorce proceeding.
Legal Light Consulting is one of the most successful and popular firms when it comes to divorce cases.

Hire our divorce lawyer to defend or file your divorce petition, whether mutual or contested.

We can file or defend your petition for alimony, interim maintenance, domestic violence, 125 CrPC, and any other matter relating to matrimonial issues.

Our experienced divorce lawyer will help you and guide you with each and every step of your divorce.

We will help you with grounds for mutual/contested divorce, evidence, alimony, property division, child custody, maintenance, and other issues.

Grounds for Divorce in India

How to file a divorce in India? What are the legal grounds for filing a divorce petition in India? This is a must to have information that you need to be familiar with in advance.

There are different laws and acts which are governing the divorce procedure in India which includes the Hindu Marriage Act, Muslim Marriage Act, Special Marriage Act, Christian Law, Parsi Marriage Act, Indian Divorce Act, etc.

Grounds for Divorce under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.

  • Venereal disease
  • Adultery
  • Cruelty
  • Insanity
  • Desertion
  • Conversion
  • Renunciation
  • Leprosy
  • Presumption of death

These are the most common grounds for divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act section 13(1). And other grounds can be bigamy, sodomy, rape, domestic violence, etc can also act as the legal reason behind divorce petitions.

Contested Divorce

In most of the registered divorce cases, it is of a contested type. A contested divorce is that in which one of the spouses disagrees with the petition either due to some emotional reasons or some claim reasons.

In order to file a contested divorce in India, There needs to be a strong ground for that petition.

Divorce Procedure in India

Dissolution of marriage takes a lot on your part whether it’s physical, mental, or monetary.

Divorce with mutual consent is not exhaustible as it is a contested type.

There are following steps involved in the divorce process in India.

  • Draft and file the divorce petition.
  • Informing the other party of the summons.
  • Response
  • Trial
  • Interim Orders.
  • Argument
  • Final order

Documents Required for Divorce in India

  • Address proof of husband/wife.
  • 2 passport-size photos.
  • Past 2-3 years income tax statements.
  • Petitioner’s profession and remuneration details.
  • Marriage certificate.
  • Family background details of the petitioner.
  • Assets owned by the petitioner.
  • Evidence proving that spouses are living separately for at least 1 year.
  • Evidence related to failed reconciliation attempts.

These are the documents you need to carry with you while about to file the divorce petition in India. And the three conditions which you need to fulfil for where to file the divorce petition in India include

  • The court of the place where the couple last lived.
  • The court of the place where the marriage is solemnized.
  • The place where the wife is living at present.

Our Legal Light Consulting team help you with the following 

  • Alimony
  • Restitution of conjugal rights
  • Maintenance
  • Child custody
  • Child maintenance
  • Mediation
  • Visitation
  • Justice in the case of domestic violence

Under Criminal Law:

  • Criminal complaint Under section 498-A read with 406 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 and its Proceeding before CAW cell and Magistrate;
  • Complaint under Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act 2005;
  • Complaint under Dowry Prohibition Act;
  • An application under section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 seeking maintenance by wife;
  • In filing or defending Bail and anticipatory Bail at any level, before any court namely the court of the session or High Court and supreme court;
  • In filing or defending various complaints under the various sections of the Indian Penal Code as applicable in the particular case;
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