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20 March 2018 at 14:41

Dowry prohibition Laws in India

  POSTED BY LawzGrid(legal Service)

Paying of dowry at the time of marriage and afterward is an age-old practice which is still being followed by the people in Indian society. Dowry in simple terminology is regarded as all the material assets given by the bride�s family to the gr

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16 February 2018 at 11:02

Why its better to give Divorce

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

Marriages are made in heaven and divorces are made in courts.Relationships are complex and they do end up sometimes. Nowadays in Indian society, divorces are common and it�s no longer a taboo. Divorces are painful but it�s better to give

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16 February 2018 at 11:01

Misuse of 498-A - Anti-Dowry Laws

  POSTED BY Ricky Chopra

'Dowry' means property or money or all kinds of gifts like jewellery, electrical appliances, furniture etc. that a bride brings to her husband's house at the time of her marriage.

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13 February 2018 at 11:38

Divorce Laws in India-2017

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

Divorce Laws in India -2017 Some changes Waiver of 6 months cooling period held that the minimum cooling period of six months for granting the decree of divorce under the Hindu law can be waived by a trial court if there was no possibility of cohabit

  2 comments |   528 Views

23 January 2018 at 14:03

Alimony contracts and consent agreements

  POSTED BY Anil Satyagraha

Qui per fraudem agit frustra agit. A person who acts fraudulently acts in vain. In this article, the author delves upon Alimony Contracts and the applicability of Section � 25 of the Indian Contract Act, 1

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11 January 2018 at 10:48

Interim Maintenance Arguments important judgments

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

If you are from the Husband side and your wife is capable of earning and having good qualifications and if you are unemployed then how will you defend the interim maintenance case filed by wife.Here are the few judgments which you must use to fight

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02 January 2018 at 11:40

Some flaws of the Triple Talaq Bill passed by Lok Sabha

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 - popularly known as Triple Talaq Bill - introduced in Lok Sabha on 28th December 2017 and passed within four hours on the same day without it being referred to the subject committee of Lo

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27 December 2017 at 13:57

All about Divorce of Hindu Spouses by Mutual Consent

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Mutual Divorce is the kind of divorce sought and obtained from the family court by filing a joint petition by both parties in a marriage on the basis of mutual consent. It is the quickest form of divorce for an irreparably broken marriage. Divorce is

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27 December 2017 at 13:56

In Child Custody Cases Welfare of Child is Paramount Consideration

  POSTED BY Dr J C Vashista

INTRODUCTIONIn this recent case, titled Prateek Gupta v. Shilpi Gupta & ors the Supreme Court has passed an important judgment wherein custody of child initially residing in the

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07 December 2017 at 10:29

Guide to getting the custody of your child midst a divorce.

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

IntroductionGoing through a divorce settlement is not easy. With an ongoing maintenance suit coupled with other allegations, it gets severely difficult. The excruciating aftermath of a divorce settlement often involves the battle for the physical cus

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06 December 2017 at 11:08

Is your Spouse Cheating on you: Ways to Prove Adultery

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

BACKGROUNDArticle 14 of the Indian Constitution provides for equality before law and equal protection of laws. The first phrase translates as a positive right conferred upon the people by the virtue of which every person will be subject to the same j

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27 November 2017 at 13:37

Spouse of employee in marital dispute can get copy of ‘Dowry Declaration signed by employee’

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

Spouse of employee in marital dispute can get copy of �Dowry Declaration signed by employee�. Declaration is to be signed by employee, spouse, Father, Father in Law (A) In judgment hailed as landmark judgment Haryana State Information Com

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25 October 2017 at 15:17

How to quash 498a?

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

These days its quite an easy tasks for women to register a FIR by attributing allegations of cruelty and a case is registered and thereby the husband and his family members has to go harassment and torture. Now one remedy is availa

  3 comments |   663 Views

24 October 2017 at 11:49

Landmark Judgments where father get Child Custody

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

Mridangra J. Hira Lal Suchak V. Neena M SuchakCivil Appeal No 69 of 1980, Supreme Court reported in 1 (1983) D.M.C. page 360. In this case, father was given custody of child mother gets visitation. Ms. Kala Aggarwal V Suraj Prakash Aggarwal & ORS

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24 October 2017 at 11:48

Divorce by Mutual Consent: The Way Ahead

  POSTED BY Nishtha Malhotra

IntroductionIn a country like India, where marriage is considered to be a sacrament, the concept of Divorce was unknown to ancient India. In fact, Manu declared a marriage to be the highest dharma of husband and wife and indissoluble union between th

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18 October 2017 at 12:37

Court can Grant Divorce even if the facts of the case do not provide a ground for the same

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

If Spouse is unwilling to stay together but bent to keep other Spouse tied in Dead Marriage

  1 comments |   887 Views

04 October 2017 at 13:01

Trial Court should Consider Responsibility of Husband towards Aged Parents also while deciding Maintenance for Wife!

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

(A) A Man that is a Husband is a Son also. A Man that is married and has wife, children; has Father and Mother also.Morally a Man that is a husband is under obligation to maintain wife and children.Morally man that is a son has a pious duty and is un

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21 September 2017 at 11:26

Child born from arrangement other than marriage has no right on Hindu Father's property!

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

Does child born from arrangement other than marriage has a right on Hindu Father's property!The Court analyzed the matter thoroughly and provided answer as clear as water; NO! (A) Whether a child born to a couple who are in live-in relationship,

  1 comments |   1041 Views

20 September 2017 at 13:44

Polygamy and the Indian Law

  POSTED BY Sharda

Polygamy means entering into more than one marriage while the first marriage is still subsisting. Marrying second time will be Bigamy. If Husband marries multiple times, it is Polygyny. If wife marries multiple times, it is

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19 September 2017 at 11:50

6 months Cooling, Waiting Period for Divorce under Hindu Law is Not Mandatory!

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

(A)Dated: 12-09-2017; Apex Court; Supreme Court of India:The Apex Court relaxed the procedure of granting divorce on the ground of mutual consent by the path breaking judgment that the bench of Adesh Kumar Goyal and U.U. Lalit, pronounced.The bench r

  1 comments |   828 Views


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