Judicial separation and Divorce are differ from each other. Judicial separation is suspension of conjugal rights for some time while Divorce is a process by which the marriage is comes to an end.
Distinction between Divorce and Judicial Separation :
|Sr. No||Divorce||Judicial Separation|
|1)||Section 13 and 13(B) of the Hindu marriage Act deal with divorce.||Section 10 of the Hindu Marriage Act deals with Judicial separation.|
|2)||Meaning: Divorce is a process by which the marriage is dissolved (comes to end).||Meaning: Judicial Separation means suspension of conjugal rights for some time. i.e. one year.|
|3)||In Divorce marriage is dissolved.||In judicial separation Conjugal rights are suspended.|
|4)||In Divorce, Parties are free to remarry after divorce||Parties cannot remarry during period of judicial separation.|
|5)||The object of Divorce is to live independently (and also to remarry)||The object of Judicial Separation is to unite the couple.|