Can wife file for divorce on the ground of cruelty?


Can wife file for divorce on the ground of cruelty?


I got married in Jan 2016 and since first few days, I have been suffering from physical, verbal and mental abuse from my husband. I left matrimonial house in July 2016. In Feb 2017 I filed for divorce on cruelty grounds. My personal stuff and jewellery is with my in laws. My husband has recently hacked my email accounts and Facebook accounts for wh more →

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Yes, you can proceed with the case for divorce and also demand the personal stuff you have mentioned by producing a list of items before the court. Alternatively you can file a criminal case against him for physical abuse under Section 498A. Well you have already filed divorce petition in court as it will take it own time to decide the matter and will pass divorce decree after your advocate satisfy the court.

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