What is Christian Divorce?
he Indian Divorce Act governs divorce among the Christian couples in India. Divorce is the legal dissolution of the marital union between a man and a woman. According to this act, the separation is granted by the court of law after receiving a petition from either wife or husband. Divorce is followed by granting alimony, child custody, and child visitation, distribution of property and distribution of debts. Before opting for a divorce, the Christian couple should be aware of the fact that a divorce procedure in our country.
How does it work?
- The procedure is regulated for filing a divorce in India is generally regulated by the provision of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. The procedure for seeking a divorce is initiated by filing a petition which is followed by affidavits from both the partners in the district court.
- The petition must state the following details • Name of the parties • Status and domicile of the parties • Date and place of marriage • A principal permanent place where the parties cohabit • Place where the parties last resided together • Names of the children of the marriage( if any) with the date of birth • The ground of seeking divorce or separation.
- • The averments made are verified after six months couple has to re-appear in the front of court after filing a second motion petition for mutual consent divorce.
- • After hearing from both the husband and wife, if the judge is satisfied that all essential grounds are filing the recruitments and meeting the needs of divorce, the couple grants a mutual divorce decree.