Validity of California Divorce in India
Validity of California Divorce in India is one of the main question we get form the clients. Validity of California Divorce in India depends on many factors. However, most importantly the Validity of California Divorce in India depends on the validity of service of Summons on Respondent.
It not just about the divorce judgement, it is about the validity of foreign of foreign judgement in India, so do NOT use the shortcut to get the divorce to make sure the divorce order you have is also valid in India as well.
The simple answer is – ‘YES’. The recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and decrees in India are governed by Section 44-A, read with Section 13 of the Code of Civil Procedure 1908.
A foreign judgment which is conclusive under Section 13 of the code can be enforced under Section 44-A
For more variations and typical situations read our Frequently Asked Questions – Family Laws.