Kolkata Divorce Lawyers

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When you post a query http://helplinelaw.com, our team scrutinizes your problem and connects you to the competent law firm or lawyer in Kolkata who has experience & in-depth knowledge in the relevant area of legal matter. This increases the faith of the client in the lawyer & helps in easy resolution of the matter. In the last two decades, Kolkata divorce lawyers on our portal have successfully assisted & guided clients in legal matters which arise during divorce like adoption, child custody, alimony, etc.

 Through our database of qualified & highly proficient divorce lawyers in Kolkata, you can get desired solutions & services for divorce matters pertinent to following:

  1. For Hindus: Hindu Marriage Act 1955
  2. For Christians: Indian Christian Marriage Act 1872 and Divorce Act 1869
  3. For Muslims: It is a part of Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939 and, also Personnel laws of Divorce
  4. For Parsis: Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act 1936
  5. Other community: Special Marriage Act, 1956

Our experienced & professional divorce lawyer’s team can assist you in:

  • Drafting and filing of contested divorce petitions on grounds of:
    1. Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence Act 2005
    2. Cruelty - Section 498 A under Indian Penal Code, 1860
    3. Desertion - As explained under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 & falls under section 13(1)a of the Act.
    4. Conversion - Section- 13(1)(II)
    5. Restitution of Conjugal rights - As explained under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 & falls under section 13(1)a of the Act.
    6. Adultery - Section- 13(1)(I)
    7. Impotency - Section 12 (1)a
    8. Dowry – Dowry Prohibition Act 2005
  • Drafting and filing of Mutual divorce petitions
  • Maintenance cases
  • Permanent alimony cases
  • Judicial separation
  • Other related matrimonial law proceedings.
  • Dissolution/ Annulment of Marriage
  • Special Marriage cases
  • Child Custody
  • Maintenance of Child
  • Child visitation rights
  • Protective orders
  • Property disputes
  • Pension Splitting
  • NRI Divorce
  • Foreign Divorce
  • Appeal against divorce decree
  • Transfer of divorce petition
  • Mediation


Important documents required to file for a divorce

  • Address proof of husband
  • Address proof of wife
  • Wedding card
  • Documentary proof of marriage
  • Marriage certificate
  • Photo ID proofs
  • Passport size photographs of marriage of husband and wife
  • Evidence proving parties are living separately since more than a year
  • Evidence relating to the failed attempts of reconciliation
  • Income tax statements for the last 2-3 years
  • Details of profession and present compensation
  • Information relating to family background
  • Details of properties and other assets owned by the petitioner

Divorce cases can be filed before any of the Family Courts depending upon the place where:

  • The marriage was solemnized
  • Both the parties resided last together
  • The petitioner is residing presently or working for gain

Family Court in Kolkata where Family law related matters such as Divorce can be filed are:


Kolkata-City Civil Court2 and 3, Kiran Shankar Ray Rd, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001
District Civil And Sessions Court18, Judges Ct Rd, Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700027
Bidhannagar ACJM CourtSector I Mayuk Bhavan, Irr, Salt Lake, Salt Lake 700064, DF Block, Sector 1, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064
Metropolitan Magistrates Court2 And 3, Bankshall Street, Strand Road, Murgighata, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001
Sealdah Civil Court1, beliaghat road, Sealdah, Bowbazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700014
Alipore District Court25, Belvedere road, Alipore Police line, Alipore, Kolkata 700027



  • The divorce petition is filed in the Family Courts with all the details of the parties involved and the case. Grounds of divorce under the law are mentioned here.
  • The divorce petition is analyzed by the Family Court and post that a notice is issued as per the divorce petition to the other party against whom the divorce petition has been filed.
  • The parties are directed to appear for mediation and efforts are made to reconcile them.
  • If the mediation is successful, then the matter is announced settled otherwise the Family court proceeds with the matter
  • The defendant/ opposing party is directed by the court to file a written statement to the divorce petition & take his/her defenses.
  • The petitioner is directed to file his/her refutation to the written statement filed by the defendant/ opposing party. Any application for interim maintenance etc is decided by the court at this stage of the case. 
  • The court frames the issues for adjudications and the matter is posted for evidence of the parties.
  • The petitioner is directed to lead its evidence by way of filing the relevant documents, papers and by summoning all its witnesses.
  • The respondent is asked to lead its evidence by way of fling of the relevant documents, papers and by summoning all its witnesses.
  • The final arguments in the matter are held and the matter is decided by the court.
  • The court passes the decree of divorce or rejects the matter based on the entire facts, evidence and law.

Team of Kolkata Divorce lawyers on Helpline Law has assisted clients in family & divorce matters in India as well as overseas. Helpline Law has a unique style to handle divorce related issues. We spend sufficient amount of time with every client to understand their needs & desires to achieve the desired results. Also, we understand divorce is a sensitive matter & should be handled with empathy & care to prevent the client from further tribulations.

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