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You’ve decided you’re ready to get divorced, but what do you need to do next? You need to learn how the process works and look for the best divorce lawyer. Divorce is the dissolution of the marital bond established between the parties. An end to this relationship in today’s complex world is where a series of legal claims and cases begin from. It is always a sound legal opinion, understanding of the law, and sincerity coupled with the sensitivity of a lawyer towards his/her client which makes it a strong case. Divorce not just ends the relationship but leads to further claims such as maintenance, Alimony, Property issues, Custody of children, etc. which can be of utmost importance to the parties.
A couple can get a divorce with mutual consent, or either spouse may file for divorce without the consent of the other.Divorce with Mutual Consent
When husband and wife both agree to a divorce, the courts will consider a divorce with mutual consent. For the petition to be accepted, however, the couple should be separated for over a year or two years (as per the relevant act) and be able to prove that they have not been able to live together.
Where to file a divorce petition:
In case of a contested divorce, there are specific grounds on which the petition can be made. It isn’t as if a husband or wife can simply ask for a divorce without stating a reason.
Steps Involved in Seeking Contested Divorce :
Depending on the type of divorce, the court may ask for any of the following documents
The cost of divorce depends on case to case basis.When can a spouse get maintenance (alimony)?
The Court can order temporary maintenance at the provisional hearing, and can order maintenance at the final hearing. The court can consider how long it might take the spouse receiving maintenance to be able to earn an adequate income. The court can also order maintenance if the spouse is physically or mentally incapacitated, or is taking care of a child who is incapacitated.