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Divorce is one of the most disturbing experiences that one goes through. Like all other personal matters, divorce matters are also guided by personal laws. This means that the particular religious laws of Hindus, Muslims, Parsis, Christians, Jains, and Buddhists guide the marriage and divorces which include matters like alimony, maintenance, child custody as well.
What the law says
In India, just as the marriages are guided by the personal laws of people, divorces too form part of them. Divorce among Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, and Jains is governed by the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955; Muslims by the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939; Parsis by the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936 and Christians by the Indian Divorce Act, 1869. All civil and inter-community marriages are governed by the Special Marriage Act, 1956. A divorce can be by mutual consent (by filing joint petition) and additionally, on the basis of certain grounds, divorce can be filed without the consent of the other spouse also.
A married couple has an obligation to support each other financially. But during a divorce, the claim can be made by the spouse who does not have sufficient means. (though, in the vast majority of cases, it is the wife).When deciding the payment on the alimony, the court will take into account the earning potentials, ability to regenerate fortune, liabilities, length of the marriage, etc.
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Victims of divorce and alimony
Either of the spouses can be a victim in divorce cases. There have been cases where women who have been financially dependent on their husbands, suffer a lot of constraints during divorce proceedings. Simultaneously, there have been a vast number of false cases filed against men with an aim to demand a lump sum of money as alimony.
Why do you need a lawyer
A lawyer can assist you properly in all the legal proceedings for divorce or separation and compete on your behalf so that you get the right amount of alimony which you are entitled to, out of the marriage.
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