The marriage performed in India as per any caste customs, is recognised as a valid marriage. If the couple agreeing for mutual consent divorce, it may take a minimum period of six months. Any of the spouse is absent during summons, an alternate service of summons will be done so that the case can be decided exparte, within three to four months. Alimony is not granted by court in mutual divorce and mutual consent is not challenged. But duration in case of a Contested Divorce, ranges between 12 months to 5 years. The divorce process in India is tremendously challenging both emotionally and financially.
Your housing benefit office
Your council tax office
Your mortgage lender
Water, gas, electricity and telephone companies
Your benefits office
Your tax office, particularly if you're getting tax credits
current school and future school if you have children and they are moving
Your bank or any other financial institution if you have a joint account. It may be advisable for you to freeze the account to prevent your partner withdrawing some or all of the money
Hire purchase or credit companies
Insurance companies, particularly if you have joint policies
The post office, if you want mail redirected
Your doctor, dentist and child health clinic.