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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 |   1297 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 |   2029 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

  2 comments |   923 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 |   1412 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 |   765 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 |   568 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 |   288 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 |   535 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 |   276 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 |   358 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 |   258 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 |   1045 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 |   361 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 |   309 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 |   563 Views


04 April 2017 at 12:17

Family law in Norway

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

Introduction Sources of family law Family law in Norway is codified in the Marriage Act of 4 July 1991, No 47 (�MA 1991�). Relevant provisions are also to be found in the Administration of Estates Act of 21 February 1930, and in the Inher

  2 comments |   255 Views


03 April 2017 at 16:42

Family law in Denmark

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

INTRODUCTIONSources of family lawA codified system of law is possessed by Denmark. The Acts of Parliament supplemented by court decisions are the primary sources of family law; in which judges have interpreted and applied the legislation.The most imp

  0 comments |   218 Views


31 March 2017 at 13:48

Family law in Finland

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

INTRODUCTION Sources of family law There are three branches of Finnish family law: marriage law, which regulates the relations between spouses; child law, which prescribes the relations between children and their parents, both biological and adoptive

  0 comments |   243 Views


30 March 2017 at 12:13

Aggrieved Fathers?

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

A lot number of cases are coming forward wherein the mothers under the pretext of going to their parental house along with their children, then decide not to come back to their parental home and file the criminal as well as civil cases at their nativ

  4 comments |   368 Views


29 March 2017 at 12:51

Family Law in Greece

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

Greece is a signatory to the European Conventions on the Adoption of Children and on the Status of Children born out of wedlock

  0 comments |   179 Views










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