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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 |   531 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

  2 comments |   336 Views


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 |   664 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

  2 comments |   471 Views


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 |   787 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

  3 comments |   609 Views


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 |   676 Views


15 September 2017 at 17:34

Struggling to get Divorce, here are some land mark cases in favor of husband

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

1. HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARHDr. Anita Rani V/s Dr. Suresh KumarWife files false criminal cases against the husband, breaking & throwing mangal sutra, getting husband arrested, neglecting household and ill-treated husband etc.

  12 comments |   1203 Views


14 September 2017 at 12:04

Live in Relationship (Legal v/s Social view)

  POSTED BY Adv. Yogen Kakade

Live-in Relationship It is no more a taboo in India, although it�s been very much less understood, misunderstood and controversial topic of our society. But in today�s fast growing world it has become an integral part of our society.I bei

  9 comments |   584 Views


29 August 2017 at 12:58

Money suit on the Estate of the Deceased

  POSTED BY Azhagananth

�Money suit on the Estate of the Deceased, to the extent acquired by them, - not maintainable as per Section 6(4) of Hindu Succession Act�. Till date the money suits were filed on the basis of the averments viz� that M/s.XXX is dea

  0 comments |   269 Views


25 August 2017 at 10:51

Triple Talaq Illegal

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

Summary of Supreme Court JudgementThe practice of Triple Talaq was going on for many yearsIn India and it was incorporated in Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937.The main reason why triple talaq was challenged in

  1 comments |   238 Views


22 August 2017 at 11:14

Cruelty: A flourishing ground for Divorce

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Cruelty is an adequate ground for dissolving a marriage solemnized under a valid law, on a petition filed by either of the party in marriage. But what constitutes cruelty is not spelt out in law. This creates some confusion among the stakeholders of

  2 comments |   398 Views


11 July 2017 at 12:08

Impact of Violence behind Closed doors on the Health and well-being of Children

  POSTED BY Nishtha Malhotra

Years back, I met a girl named Pragya (name changed) through some close friend of mine, who was struggling with herself. Talking to her over a cup of tea, she confessed that she is facing problem with almost all walks of her life. She fails to adjust

  6 comments |   253 Views


12 June 2017 at 14:09

Divorce laws among Hindus is indeed most unbecoming act of law makers of India

  POSTED BY dr g balakrishnan

Indian �Lawmaking� is just some �Disastrous mechanism� of law makers - by Dr Guru Balakrishnan, (an Emeritus professor of Law of Bombay University) &Free Lance journalist and Advocate Idea of Divorce of marriage is sca

  8 comments |   324 Views


04 May 2017 at 16:10

Controversy of The Divorce under Muslim Personal Law - An Overview

  POSTED BY gautam arora

Recently, a daring Muslim woman Shayara bano filed a writ petition in the year 2016 before the Apex Court challenging the practices of Polygamy, talaq-e-bidaat and halala prevalent among the Muslim Community terming these practices as violative of in

  0 comments |   180 Views


27 April 2017 at 11:51

Spouse leveling false accusations against the other spouse is a ground for divorce

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

Apex Court: Conduct of a spouse leveling false accusations against the other spouse would be an act of cruelty and ground for divorce. If it is found that the allegations are patently false, then there can be no manner of doubt that the said conduct

  4 comments |   806 Views


13 April 2017 at 17:09

Family law in France

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

Introduction Sources of family law French family law is laid down in articles 144-487 of the Civil Code (�Code Civil�, CC), which is the primary source of family law. Case law is also important and can be found in various reviews. Cases o

  0 comments |   335 Views


07 April 2017 at 16:05

Family law in Spain

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

Spanish civil law, of which family law is a part, is regulated by the Spanish civil Code (�Codigo Civil�, CC).

  0 comments |   277 Views


05 April 2017 at 13:05

Spouse suffering from Hepatitis B, a sexually communicable disease is not a ground for divorce

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

(A) When couples tie the nuptial knot, they swear to be at each other’s side in sickness and in health. So should a spouse be allowed to wriggle out of this commitment when other spouse is afflicted with a serious disease?

  1 comments |   432 Views










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