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Foreign Divorce Decree in India.

Foreign Divorce Decree in India/International Divorce Decree
Section 13 of Civil Procedure Code 1908,
When Foreign  Divorce Judgments-decree is  not Conclusive.
A foreign judgment shall be conclusive as to any matter thereby directly adjudicated upon between the same parties or between parties under whom they or any of them claim litigating under the same title except-
(a) where it has not been pronounced by a Court of competent jurisdiction;
(b) where it has not been given on the merits of the case;

(c) where it appears on the face of the proceedings to be founded on an incorrect view of international law or a refusal to recognize the law of
1[India] in cases in which such law is applicable;
(d) where the proceedings in which the judgment was obtained are opposed to natural justice;
(e) where it has been obtained by fraud;
(f) where it sustains a claim founded on a breach of any law in force in 1[India]

Divorce Lawyers in Delhi


Divorce Lawyer in Delhi


Pertaining to the divorce in India, there are various laws which govern the principle of divorce like Hindu marriage act-1955, special marriage act-1956, Indian divorce act, christian marriage act, etc. These laws basically deals with various aspects of divorce and most importantly laid down the grounds on which divorce can be sought by the spouses against each other. Under Indian laws, divorce is generally divided in to two parts:

ground on which marriage can be dissolved  (Hindu marriage act,1955)adultery

cruelty, desertion and failure to maintain, conversion to another religion, incurable mental disorder,

incurable mental disorder which may result in abnormally aggressive or irresponsible behavior virulent and incurable leprosy, or communicable venereal disease not contracted from the  party filing the application renunciation of worldly life