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Custody of Children under Christian Law

Christian law per se does not have any provision for custody but the issues are well solved by the Indian Divorce Act which is applicable to all of the religions of the country. The Indian Divorce Act, 1869 contains provisions relating to custody of ...

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Custody of Children under Hindu Law

All the personal law matrimonial statutes make provisions for dealing with the issue of child custody. The provisions in the matrimonial Acts can, however, be invoked only when there are some proceedings pending under the Act. Hindus have an additio ...

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Factors Considered by the Courts when Granting Custody

# The welfare of the minor is very broadly defined and includes many diverse factors, notably:# the age, sex and religion of the minor: courts take into account the personal law of the father). Thewelfare of younger children is generally regarded as ...

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An Overview of Concept of Marriage in Muslim Law

Islam, unlike other religions is a strong advocate of marriage. There is no place of celibacy in Islam like the Roman Catholic priests & nuns. The Prophet has said “There is no Celibacy in Islam”.Marriage acts as an outlet for sexual ...

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Voidable Marriages

A voidable marriage is one where an annulment is not automatic and must be sought by one of the parties. Generally, an annulment may be sought by one of the parties to a marriage if the intent to enter into the civil contract of marriage was not pre ...

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Custody of Children under Muslim Law

The first and foremost right to have the custody of children belongs to the mother and she cannot be deprived of her right so long as she is not found guilty of misconduct. Mother has the right of custody so long as she is not disqualified. This rig ...

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Blood test in paternity dispute

In matters where paternity is disputed, the court must have regard to Section 112 of the Evidence Act. This section is based on the well known maxim pater est quem nuptioe demonstrant (he is the father whom the marriage indicates). The presumption of ...

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Family law self help center

On the lines of alaska court system, we can also establish family law self help centers. In Alaska the center helps in following manner: What is the Family Law Self-Help Center? The Family Law Self-Help Center is a statewi ...

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Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 Empowering Women

Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 –Empowering Women? Westernisation and globalization have radically changed the face of India. This change is most evident in its effect on the Hindu Joint Family system. Families that would give the saas-bahu se ...

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Divorce in India - The Social Impact

Divorce in India - The Social ImpactBy Raveendran Nambyar Arranged marriages fail some times, may be far and few in India. The arranged marriages do not break up that easy. There are several reasons why arranged marriages do not fail that much. A lot ...

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