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Asked on: 9/23/13, 10:51 am

Can a single case for divorce be tried in two different courts in two different countries (India and California) simultaneously under the same grounds by the same person?

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Answered on: 9/23/13, 9:21 pm by Sudershan Goel

A straight answer is not possible sans complete facts. You should confine your question to the facts of your case.

Academically, both the countries have jurisdiction over the issue.

In a decided case, a High court in India stayed trial of divorce petition going on in USA and when final decree is passed by a US court, the same was set aside.

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Sudershan Goel - Advocate Supreme Court of India and Punjab and Haryana High Court New Delhi And Chandigarh, 110001+160

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