Divorce: Types, Concept And Grounds
By Advocate Atit Jain / 2017-05-05
There are certain common grounds for divorce under Hindu Marriage Act, apart for an additional 4 more grounds exclusively for the wife. All Hindus, Buddhist, Janis or Sikhs are covered under the divorce provisions of the act.

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Divorce, not only causes physical trauma to the couple but also causes mental trauma and add to this, it can also be a long-awaited and costly affair in India. Unlike other countries, Indian law connects divorce with religion, like if you are Hindu, you have to fulfil the grounds and requirement of Hindu Marriage Act, 1995 . Same with other religion like Muslim, Parsi, Christian, there are different acts to deal with the divorce of marriages under these religions.

To Know about divorce under Muslim Person Law, please read Muslim Divorce Type and Procedures .

TYPES OF DIVORCE

A couple can get a divorce by mutual consent , or either spouse may file for divorce without the consent of the other.

Divorce by Mutual Consent

There are certain common grounds for divorce under Hindu Marriage Act, apart for an additional 4 more grounds exclusively for the wife. All Hindus, Buddhist, Janis or Sikhs are covered under the divorce provisions of the act.

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