The procedure for obtaining divorce that is mutually consented is:
Petition to be filed under respective act or law (S/13b for Hindu Marriage Act etc.) in the Court of competent jurisdiction.
Petition to be filed mutually in the Court with the intention to obtain divorce at any time after one year from the date of marriage.
Both the parties need to prove that they have been living separately for a period of one year or more before the presentation of such petition.
The three conditions should be satisfied before moving the petition.
The petition is filed in the way of an affidavit stating the mutual consent as to dissolution of marriage and other agreed clauses regarding child custody, maintenance and alimony
Statements of both the parties are thereafter recorded.
A cooling period of minimum 6 months and maximum 18 months is provided to the husband and wife if they wish to change their mind and reconcile.
During the cooling period, either of the party has the right to withdraw the petition. If withdrawn, no decree of divorce is passed.
If such petition is not withdrawn, the parties are summoned at a fixed date, where they consent and confirm the intention to separate or divorce.
Decree of divorce is granted by the Court.