Cheating by Spouse and Hindu Marriage Law

Last updated on Apr 8, 2022

You can file for a divorce if your spouse has cheated on you, i.e. when they have had voluntary sexual intercourse with another person. This is also referred to as adultery.

To get a divorce, you will have to prove that voluntary sexual intercourse took place between your spouse and another person.

Till recently, cheating was a crime. It is no longer a crime. However, you can still file for divorce on the grounds that your spouse has cheated on you.

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Shuchika Gupta

September 14, 2023

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October 23, 2023

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December 2, 2023

My husband had an affair with a nurse in hospital. His behaviour was very rude to me since 6 months . I know the woman who he has affair with. Even I told her husband and her mother. But there is no can I take action on her

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