NRI Divorce Legal Matters

NRI Divorce: How-to Guide on Conditions, Procedure, and Laws in India

Marriages to NRI’s are increasing, and so is the menace of desertion and deceit, for more dowries or any other reason.

Options available to the spouse seeking divorce:

The Hindu Marriage Act, Section 13B: Which provides divorce by mutual consent if both the spouses are Indians and married under the Hindu Marriage Act. One of the spouses can also file for Contested Divorce under the same act. In the case of spouses residing outside, the law of the land takes over with regards to foreign marriages. provides most excellent legal service in NRI Divorce related matter to our customers. The speed of divorce process has increased in last five years.

Where to file a Divorce Petition in India? Where is the jurisdiction of filing NRI divorce petition?

Jurisdictional issues in divorce come up if one party is still living outside India, and the other party has come back to India. The question arises then on the jurisdiction where the divorce petition can be filed. As per Hindu Marriage Act, the petition for divorce can be filled by the either of the parties where marriage is taken place or where parties are last live together as husband and wife.

Common Grounds for Filing Divorce in India

The following are the grounds on which divorces are commonly filed.

  • Involvement of the spouse of the petitioner in adultery or indulging in sexual relationships outside his/her marriage.
  • Willfully deserting or abandoning the petitioner for a continuous period of two years prior to the filing for divorce in India.
  • Inflicting physical and mental abuses that may cause danger to life and health.
  • Sexually impotent or inability to involve in sexual intercourse.
  • Suffering from incurable diseases and insanity

NRI Divorce Lawyers in Bangalore

We have a team of legal experts who dedicate their time, effort, and knowledge to assist the need of the clients in the most efficient manner. Our lawyers advise and craft the case at the pre-litigation phase to keep away from any disagreement, and through the entire trial.

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  • Property Matters
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To understand the complex situations, where each one may differ from the other completely, we offer NRI Divorce Consultations to better understand your need and offer tailor-made solutions.