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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
Questionnaire and requirements
Once you finalize the service, we will provide you a questionnaire to capture your details. Our representative will also connect with you within 24 working hours to understand your case and requirements.
Drafting of joint petition and approval
The lawyer will draft and share a petition for your review and approval. This petition will include agreement on division of assets, custody of children and maintenance amount.
Dispatch of documents
You will be required to send the signed copy of the petition along with required documents to us.
Filing divorce petition
Upon receipt of documents, the joint petition will be filed at the appropriate Family Court.
Appearance of parties
You and your partner along with the lawyer will appear before the Family Court.
Reconciliation period
The Court will give you a period of 6 months to re-think the decision of obtaining divorce. Court may reduce this period to even one month, if deemed fit.
Appearance of parties in court after 6 months
After the reconciliation period, you and your partner along with the lawyer will appear in court and file a written submission that you would like to finalize the divorce.
Grant of divorce
Upon satisfaction of the judge that all requirements of divorce are met, a mutual consent divorce decree would be granted.
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Why MyAdvo?

Pool of expert family lawyers who have experience in dealing with divorce cases

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Dedicated portal to manage your case documents and communicating directly with the lawyer

Payment is fixed in the beginning and you are not hassled by the lawyer

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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Financial Advisory - Divorce

Divorce is stressful and challenging for either spouse. Money is an integral part of divorce and there are important aspects on which expert financial advice should be sought. Our experts can effectively assist you with a diverse array of financial issues including but not limited to alimony/ maintenance, financial security, distribution or division of assets/ properties, child support, post-divorce financial planning and tax impact.

MyAdvo will help you connect with a financial advisory expert having vast experience in dealing with family and marital issues.

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