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Mutual Consent Divorce

Overview

When both partners are in mutual agreement to part ways and end their marriage, a joint petition for divorce by mutual consent is filed in Family Court. The joint petition also provides for agreement between the partners on maintenance and child custody rights. MyAdvo will connect you with an expert divorce lawyer who will guide you through the entire process.

Steps involved in Divorce by Mutual Consent

Request

Once you send in a request, our representative will get in touch with you to understand your requirements.

Lawyer Assignment

As per your requirements, we will connect you to an expert lawyer.

Documents and Questionnaire

A checklist of documents and a questionnaire will be provided to record your details.

Document Verification

You will be required to send clear scanned copies of documents pertaining to the marriage for verification by a lawyer.

Drafting Legal Notice

Within 3 to 4 working days the lawyer will prepare the draft and share it for your review and approval.

Petition Drafting

The petition will be drafted and shared with you for review and approval within 7 days of receiving the documents.

Legal Notice Dispatched

Once you approve the draft, the lawyer will send the legal notice on his letterhead.

Signed Draft

You are required to print the draft on legal size paper, sign and send it to us via courier/ post.

Required Documents

  • Address proof of you and your partner (photocopy of any of the following documents will suffice: passport, voter id card, Aadhar card, driving license)
  • Marriage certificate
  • Photographs of the marriage ceremony
  • Proof that both partners have been living separately since a period of one year (for e.g. - delivery receipts of products, utility bills – gas, water, electricity, etc.)
  • Proof that all attempts to reconcile have failed. (for e.g. – invoice/ bill of a marriage counseling session, the copy of correspondences – email, letter, etc.)
  • Income tax statements of both partners for the last 3 years.
  • Proof of date of birth (photocopy of any of the following documents will suffice: passport, voter id card, Aadhar card, driving license, class 10 passing certificate)
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Payment Structure

  • You are required to pay 40% of the case fee to start the work

  • 30% is payable after the petition is admitted by court

  • Remaining 30% is to be paid before date of second hearing (appearance after reconciliation period)

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