MUTUAL DIVORCE PROCEDURE EXPLAINED
JOINT FILLING OF DIVORCE PETITION
involves the joint filing of the divorce petition. ( Both husband and wife file)
JOINT APPEARANCE OF BOTH PARTIES
appear before the court to record statements after filing the petition
EXAMINATION BY COURT
the petition, and documents, tries reconciliation and records statements
ORDER OF FIRST MOTION IS PASSED
Once both husband and wife's statements are recorded, the court passes the first motion. Following this step, the couple has to wait for 6 months before filing for the second motion.
Cooling of Period of 6 Months
As There can be a change of mind from both sides, they can avoid divorce. But it's advisable to consult your lawyer for the same as he or she will suggest what you should do.
This process includes the couple stating their case and further recording the statements in the family court.
DECREE OF DIVORCE
Further, when the court is satisfied with the proceedings, they pass the divorce decree and declare that the marriage is dissolved and the parties are free to marry.
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