Before The Court

Can adultery be the ground for divorce?

I, Misha and Ravi got married on 10-02-1997. I caught Ravi with another woman. I faced him and asked him regarding the same. He accepted that he cheated on me and had an extramarital affair. I want to take divorce. What is the procedure? Can adultery be a ground for divorce?
asked Oct 8 in Personal Law by Arpita Tripathi
recategorized Oct 15 by Arpita Tripathi

1 Answer

0 votes
Yes, adultery is one of the ground for divorce, you have to file a petition before the District court in any of the places: where the marriage has been solemnized, respondent resides or where the both the parties last resided together.

1. Hindu Marriage Act 1955 s 19.
answered Oct 14 by Arpita Tripathi