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Filing for divorce can be an overwhelming process, especially since it involves the future of many lives. It's important to conduct research to make sure the procedure happens smoothly and you're satisfied with the outcome. The article has been written for Hindu marriages covered by Hindu Marriage Act 1955. In case things are not too good between you and your spouse, and you or both of you have decided to part ways legally, we list down the options you have to file for a Divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955. If both you and your spouse are willing for a Divorce: Mutual Consent Divorce between Hindu Couple is governed by The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, under Section 13B. Which states that.- A petition for dissolution of marriage by a decree of divorce may be presented to the District Court by both the parties to a marriage together, on the ground that they have been living separately for a period of one year or more, that they have not been able to live together and that they have mutually agreed that the marriage should be dissolved. Secondly, on the motion of both the parties made not earlier than six months after the date of the presentation of the petition referred to in sub-section (1) and not later than 18 months after the said date, if the petition is not withdrawn in the meantime, the court shall on being satisfied, after hearing the parties and after making such inquiry as it thinks fit, that a marriage has been solemnized and that the averments in the petition are true, pass a decree of divorce declaring the marriage to be dissolved with effect from the date of decree. If you or your spouse are willing for a Divorce but the other person does not want a Divorce: If you are married under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, you have several grounds for divorce provided by the law itself. Here we are discussing all the grounds mentioned in Section 13 of the Act that you can base your case for divorcing your partner. You can file for divorce: a) If he

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