What happens if my wife refuses to sign divorce papers in India?

What happens if my wife refuses to sign divorce papers in India?

In case one’s spouse is not ready for mutual consent divorce and s/he has valid reasons to get divorce. S/he can file contested divorce in the court having jurisdiction. In India,for mutual consent divorce, both husband and wife need to be file the papers together in the court.

What do I do if my wife is not ready for divorce?

If your wife is adamant in troubling you the option is to initiate procedure from your side. You can file a divorce on ground of cruelty after one year of your marriage. You said your marriage is one year over,so you should file and independent petition against her in the Court.

What happens if a divorce petition is contested?

Ultimately a Judge will decide whether the person who started the divorce (the Petitioner) is entitled to the divorce, based on the evidence given. If a divorce is contested and the Respondent is unsuccessful, it is usual for the Court to make an Order which says the Respondent must pay the Petitioner’s costs.

Can a spouse stop a divorce?

Actually, legally no one can stop their spouse from filing a divorce case because if a person really intends to divorce his/her spouse, it will most possible be granted to them. And then issuing parting can file for a contested divorce case.