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PETITION FOR JUDICIAL SEPARATION

Problem: Anand married Bharati. Anand now suffers with leprosy Bharati wants to file a
petition for Judicial Separation under Section 10 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

MODEL DRAFT

IN THE COURT OF THE DISTRICT JUDGE

O.P. No... 2002

Between

Smt. Bharati,
Wlo. Anand,
Aged: 22 years,
Occ: House-hold,
R/o. Krishna Nagar,
Visakhapatnam. ….Petitioner.

Versus

Amar,
S/o. Ananda Rao, aged : 26 years,
Occ: Businessman,
R/o H.B.Colony,
Visakhapatnam. …Respondent

PETITION SUBMITED UNDER SECTION 10 OF THE HINDU MARRIAGE ACT, 1955


May it please Your Worship:

Petitioner above named begs to state on oath as follows:


1. That the petitioner and the Respondent were married on 10-5-2000, at parents
house of the petitioner. Thereafter, both of them have been residing in the house
of respondent and cohabited together as wife and husband in the house of
respondent. Both of them are Hindus by birth.
2. That in the beginning of married life, the petitioner found some bad smell from
the body of Respondent, but could not ask him due to shyness and new bride.
After clean observance, later she found that the Respondent has been suffering
with leprosy. Recently, on 02-10-2001, when she demanded the Respondent to
tell the truth, he admitted that he has been suffering with leprosy.
3. That the petitioner and the respondent have had no issue of their said marriage.
4. That there had been no proceedings in respect of the marriage in this Court, or in
any other Court before this petition.
5. That there is no collusion between the petitioner and respondent regarding this
petition.
6. That the Court fee of Rs... as per A P Court Fees and Stamp Valuation Act, 1950 is
affixed
The Petitioner, therefore, prays the honourable Court to be pleased
(a) to grant a Decree of Judicial Separation to the petitioner
(b) to grant the costs of the petition, and
(c) to grant any other relief, which may be proper and just in the circumstances .

Prayed

Sd/- XXX
(Smt.Bharathi)
Petitioner
Petition drawn by:

Sd/ xxx

Petitioner's Advocate
Verification: I, Smt. Bharathi, W/. Amar, aged 22 years, Occ House-hold, R/o. above-
name petitioner, do hereby solemnly state and declare that the contents of paras 1 to 7
are true and corte to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Verified at on this the------ the day January of 2002


(Smt. B)
- Petitioner
Solemnly affirmed as aforesaid at ... On -----
Sd/-xcx
Attesting Advocate