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14 December 2008 at 12:03

Maintenance and its various theories

  POSTED BY Prakash Yedhula

Maintenance and its various theoriesBy Prakash Pillai A matrimonial lawyer is often flooded with lots of questions by the clients. The most common query being, the quantum of maintenance after a divorce. This particular question is often the cause of

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28 November 2008 at 23:26

THE ETHICS OF DNA PATENTING

  POSTED BY Rajendran Nallusamy

The Ethics Of Dna PatentingAnurag Dwivedik Austubh AnshurajIntroduction The Study Of Biology Was Radically Transformed By The Discovery Of The Double Helical Structure Of Dna, Which Is The Genetic Material Of Living Organisms . Since Then, Scientists

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10 October 2008 at 11:26

“SUCCESSION UNDER HANAFI LAW.”

  POSTED BY sreekumar.c.nair

INTRODUCTION. The law of succession in India fallswithin the realm of personal law. Due to this, we have so many differentsuccession laws, each purporting to reflect the diverse and differingaspirations, customs, and mores of the community to which

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07 October 2008 at 16:16

SUCCESS-SON

  POSTED BY ARVIND JAIN

Success- son (DAUGHTER’S RIGHT OF INHERITANCE) Indian woman has come a long way. She has adorned the offices of the Prime Minister of the country, Governors and Chief Ministers of states. She can rise to high ranks in the police and can ev

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15 September 2008 at 21:29

child marriage:laws & flaws

  POSTED BY ARVIND JAIN

Child Marriage: laws & flawsArvind JainEvery year, on the auspicious day of 'Akshaya Tritya', more popularly known as 'Akha Teej', thousands of gullible minor children (including infants) are forced to tie the marital knot (Read-'noose'). The tra

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03 September 2008 at 23:32

Family Court Act

  POSTED BY V.S.Babu Gireesan

FUNCTIONING OF FAMILY COURT AND THE RESULT NOW ENSUING Family is the smallest unit in the society. Unity in the families is a social need. The introduction for Order 32 A in CPC in the year 1976 to give more attention to the matrimonial disputes by t

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14 August 2008 at 11:47

ABORTION LAW DEBATE

  POSTED BY Prakash Yedhula

Whilegenerating a lot of sympathy for the petitioning couple, the decisionof the Bombay High Court to disallow Niketa and Haresh Mehta to aborttheir 25-week unborn child has sparked off a near unanimous demand forreviewing the 37-year old Medical Ter

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04 August 2008 at 14:49

MIS-USING DOWRY LAWS

  POSTED BY K.C.Suresh

MIS-USING DOWRY LAWS The practice of giving a "dowry" or a gift to a woman at marriage is said to have its origins in the system of "streedhan" (women's share of parental wealth given to her at the time

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27 July 2008 at 21:43

How to obtain marriage certificate

  POSTED BY KANDE VENKATESH GUPTA

What is a Marriage Certificate and Why is it Needed? A Marriage Certificate is the proof of registration of a marriage. The need for a Marriage Certificate arises in case you need to prove that you are legally married to someone, for purposes like ob

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05 May 2008 at 21:48

Quantum of Manitenance for a spouse

  POSTED BY Manish Singh

A matrimonial lawyer is often flooded with lots of questions by the clients. The most common query being, the quantum of maintenance after a divorce. This particular question is often the cause of worry for most men who are interested in going for a

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05 May 2008 at 21:48

Men- Beware of Marriage

  POSTED BY Rajesh Kumar

MEN- BEAWARE OF MARRIAGE! Rajesh Kumar We are born in a society where marriage is treated as sacrosanct, something which was fixed in heaven. It is a relationship valid not only in this life but also in lives yet to come. Nevertheless, this rel

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18 March 2008 at 19:33

law of maintenance

  POSTED BY Shree.

MaintenanceIn India, the Criminal Procedure Code and the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act provides for claiming maintenance under certain circumstances.Maintenance in simple words means sustenance. In order to maintain the flow of life a person ne

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06 March 2008 at 16:03

Custody Of Minor

  POSTED BY SANJAY DIXIT

CUSTODY OF MINOR The right of the natural guardian to have the custody of minor U/S 6 is subject to S.13 of the Hindu Minority & Guardianship Act. According to S.13 of the Act the welfare of the minor is of paramount consideration. Condition as m

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06 March 2008 at 16:03

Adoption In Hindus

  POSTED BY SANJAY DIXIT

ADOPTION IN HINDUS ADOPTION in the Hindus is covered by The Hindu Adoptions Act and after the coming of this Act all adoptions can be made in accordance with this Act. It came into effect from 21st December, 1956. Prior to this Act motto of adoption

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02 March 2008 at 22:21

Grounds for Divorce under Special Marriage Law

  POSTED BY SANJAY DIXIT

Special Marriage Act, 195427. Divorce.—(1)Subject to the provisions of this Act and to the rules made thereunder, a petition for divorce may be presented to the district court either by the husband or the wife on the ground that the respondent—(a) ha

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02 March 2008 at 19:01

Grounds for Divorce under Muslim Law for Woman

  POSTED BY SANJAY DIXIT

The Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939 Grounds for decree for dissolution of marriage—A woman married under Muslim law shall be entitled to obtain a decree for the dissolution of her marriage on any one or more of the following grounds, namely

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02 March 2008 at 19:01

Grounds for Divorce under Hindu Marriage Law

  POSTED BY SANJAY DIXIT

THE HINDU MARRIAGE ACT, 1955 S. 13. Divorce. (1) Any marriage solemnized, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, may, on a petition presented by either thehusband or the wife, be dissolved by a decree of divorce on the ground that the

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02 March 2008 at 19:01

Jurisdiction to the Family Courts

  POSTED BY SANJAY DIXIT

JURISDICTION7. Jurisdiction. – (1) Subject to the other provisions of this Act, a Family Court shall - (a) have and exercise all the jurisdictions exercisable by any district court of any subordinate civil court under any law for the time being in fo

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10 February 2008 at 22:21

Grounds of Divorce under Hindu Law

  POSTED BY Prakash Yedhula

13. Divorce. (1) Any marriage solemnized, whetherbefore or after the commencement of this Act, may, on a petition presented byeither the husband or the wife, be dissolved by a decree of divorce on theground that the other party- (i) has, after the so

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