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In a recent verdict of Supreme Court, six month waiting period has been cut-off for the couples who are seeking divorce under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. According to the judgment, it is now clear that the couple will not have to wait for the compulsory 18 month period for the divorce. A judicial panel of Justice UU Lalit and Justice Adarsh K Goyal explained that, if couple separating through mutual consent, 6 months cooling off period can be abandoned.    This explains that “Section 13B includes a bar to divorce being allowed......

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