Tagged: Divorce By Mutual Consent

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – SIX MONTH COOLING PERIOD IN A DIVORCE BY MUTUAL CONSENT CAN BE WAIVED BY THE FAMILY COURT

Date of Judgement: 12.09.2017:   In the matter of Amardeep Singh vs. Harveen Kaur the question which arose for consideration before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in this appeal was whether the minimum period of six months stipulated under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 for filing of second motion for passing of Decree of divorce on...

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – GRANT OF A DECREE OF DIVORCE BY MUTUAL CONSENT BY WAIVING THE SIX MONTH STATUTORY PERIOD OF WAITING

Supreme Court of India Date of Judgement: 04.08.2016 Grant of a decree of divorce by mutual consent by waiving the six month statutory period of waiting. Facts of the case :- Parties living separately for more than five years-Husband want to go USA and wife also has to think about her future-Decree of divorce granted by the Hon’ble Supreme Court...

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – WHETHER THE CONSENT ONCE GIVEN IN A PETITION FOR DIVORCE BY MUTUAL CONSENT CAN BE SUBSEQUENTLY WITHDRAWN BY ONE OF THE PARTIES?

Supreme Court of India Date of Judgement: 18.04.2011 The language employed in Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act is clear. The Court is bound to pass a decree of divorce declaring the marriage of the parties before it to be dissolved with effect from the date of the decree, if the following conditions are met: The second motion by both the parties...