Legal Question in Family Law in India

Within 5 months of marriage my wife filed a false complaint of harassment, dowry etc and finally the matter got settled at permanent alimony of 9 Lakh and we filed for mutual consent divorce. We appeared for first motion in June and second motion is in Dec.

I have two questions

1) I have heard that this new law will be for new divorce cases and not existing cases. Is it true ?

2) Can this new law effect me in any way ?

Asked on 7/19/13, 6:40 am

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If your case is settled mutually and the settlement has been recorded in the judgment, it is the end of the proceedings.

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Answered on 7/19/13, 7:30 am
Lovkesh Gupta court marriage and divorce lawyer
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new Act on new cases

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Answered on 7/20/13, 8:34 am

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