Petitioner is the one who files a divorce petition before the court and it is alwayscontesting one.
Chief affidavit is some thing secondary after the main petition for dissolution of marriage is filed which is primary.
The one who petitions for divorce need to mandatorily file a petition in the form of A CHIEF AFFIFDAVIT where he states all the brief facts and averments under oath before the court deapite stating every thing in the original petition without am oath.
After the chief affidavit is filed the defendants counsel will cross examine the petitioner.
the complainant who is the wife shestill retains the right to file a case at any given point of time if the differences arise between both .Hence it is suggested that you contest the case.
Solomon Raj Advocate High Coutts of AP &TS Bharat Gaurav Samman Awardee email:justiceleague 367 @Yahoo.com Rajcarey@yahoo.com Ph:9866545086
Don't thing much about it. Usimply attend court regularly and watch the court proceedings.slowly u will understand it and become expert and then after wards u can guide for newcomersdont take serious about proceedings if you take serious u become full mental.