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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

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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 |   357 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

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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 |   447 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 |   259 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

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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

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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 |   912 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

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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).

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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 |   493 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

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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

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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

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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 |   346 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

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28 March 2017 at 11:54

Withdrawal of consent for divorce

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

Withdrawal of consent liable to be ignored if unilateral withdrawal of consent for divorce is not genuine and is a farce

  5 comments |   683 Views

21 March 2017 at 14:05

Brother has no claim over assets of married sister that she inherited from her husband

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

On February 07, 2017: The Apex Court has ruled that: A woman's brother is not part of his sister's matrimonial family.Hence a woman's brother cannot claim right over property inherited by his married sister from her husband. A property i

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15 March 2017 at 12:33

International divorce and Divorce Orders validity in India

  POSTED BY Sukhvinder Nara

International divorce and validity of Foreign Court's Divorce Orders in India, the path yet to be taken by foreign Lawyers and Foreign Court: Rules of Private International Law

  1 comments |   1411 Views

08 March 2017 at 10:54

Family Law in Europe

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

It was at the request of a local Solicitor from England and Wales to schedule a Seminar on European Family Law that made the powers that be realize that little beyond a superficial background of the different Family Law Systems of the States in Europ

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