Documents Required for a Mutual Consent Divorce in India

Last Updated at: October 22, 2019

When one party files for divorce in court, but the other contests it, it is known as Divorce without Mutual Consent. Some of the grounds on which either spouse can file for a divorce in India are: 1. Adultery on the part of the spouse of the petitioner, or any other sexual relationship outside marriage. 2. Willful desertion or abandonment of the petitioner by the spouse, for a continuous period of two years in India, before the date of the filing for divorce. 3. Infliction of physical and/or mental torture on the petitioner by the spouse, which may result in danger. 4. Sexual impotency or inability to perform sexual intercourse by the spouse of the petitioner. 5. Insanity or suffering from incurable disease by the spouse of the petitioner. Click here to read about Divorce Procedure in India

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Documents Required for Divorce Without Mutual Consent:

1. Address proof of husband 2. Address proof of wife 3. Marriage certificate 4. Four passport size photographs of marriage of husband and wife 5. Evidence proving spouses are living separately since more than a year 6. Evidence relating to the failed attempts of reconciliation 7. Income tax statements for the last 2-3 years 8. Details of profession and present remuneration 9. Information relating to family background 10. Details of properties and other assets owned by the petitioner.