In mutual consent petition a joint Petition is filed by both the husband and wife, you can have one lawyer for both the parties or separate lawyer for each.
The time of filing the Petition is supported by an affidavit which is apart of format in every petition/Plaint filed in court, so in a Mutual consent divorce petition along with the joint Petition for divorce, each party has to sign an affidavit, the affidavit is the repetition-of the facts in the Petition in brief an declaring that whatever you have stated in the joint petition true to your knowledge.
the first procedure is filing of the Petition with the Registrar of the court, then it will be taken before the court-Judge for verification and the Parties will be send for counselling if your Petition is filed before a family court.
if your Petition is filed in a district court or before the senior division judge then there is no counselling , the judge will negotiate a mediation depending on the situation and the it will be posted for a date after 6 months for order
The date after 6 months both the parties have to file an affidavit in evidence/claim and consent affidavit( as it is one and the same ), which states that you are still agreeable and willing to go ahead with divorce and there no disputes in terms of ,maintenance, alimony, change of things, and custody of children and have complied the Terms of your divorce if any.
on the date after the six months once you file your affidavit showing your consent to the divorce, court will veryfy it and pass order.
depending on the judge, the verification will be , asking questions about your name , address and what is the reason for divorce, and what have you finally decided.
some judges don't ask anything as they will go by the affidavit submitted by you.
the mutual consent divorce is a formal proceedings which happens in the court after you settle your dispute it with your spouse with the help of the advocate.This also means that you are not disputing the terms of divorce, maintenance, alimony, custody, exchange of gifts or article given to each other etc in the court during the proceedings , but settle all the issues and file your petition before the court.So court passes the order on the petition you file and the you both shall be bind by the terms of divorce, I.e "consent terms" which you agree in the Petition.
The procedure in the family court and the district courts are the same only depending on the judges and the place there can be some technical or procedural differences which will not affect the parties as your lawyer will take care of that
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