Divorce With Mutual Consent

What Is Mutual Divorce? Mutual divorce is a harmonious way of ending a marital relationship, where both partners agree to separate. Under Section 13B of the Hindu Marriage Act, couples seeking a mutual divorce must have lived apart for a minimum of one year and mutually concluded that their marriage is beyond repair. Although the process of obtaining a mutual divorce is typically simple, the court may not grant it immediately. After filing the divorce petition, the couple may need to engage in reconciliation efforts for up to six months before the court can grant the divorce. However, this duration […]