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12 October 2016 at 13:31

Son can divorce wife if she tries to separate him from aged parents

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

The Supreme Court of India, has held, in recent judgment,on OCTOBER 06, 2016. A Hindu son can divorce his wife for the cruelty of trying to pry him away from his �pious obligation� to live with his aged parents and provide shelter to them

  19 comments |   1006 Views


28 September 2016 at 11:43

Live in relationship and protection of women from domestic violence act,2005

  POSTED BY Nishtha Malhotra

INTRODUCTION India is a country which is slowly opening its doors for western ideas and life styles and one of the most crucial episode amongst it is the concept of live in relationships.[1]A relationship of

  5 comments |   622 Views


20 September 2016 at 11:20

Custody of child during pendency of dissolution of marriage suit under Hindu marriage act

  POSTED BY Dr Gubbi

A petitioner who had applied for dissolution of marriage further approached the lower court to seek custody of the child who is six years

  4 comments |   535 Views


29 August 2016 at 13:13

Hindu can be a manager of a joint family, denoting a role distinct from that of the Karta

  POSTED BY Kumar Doab

As per the Hindu Succession ( amendment ) Act 2005, that Female Member of joint Hindu family,having acquired the status of a coparcener from her paternal ances

  0 comments |   487 Views


26 August 2016 at 11:56

Surrogacy bill: Some serious questions

  POSTED BY Member (Account Deleted)

The new surrogacy bill aims at destruction of surrogacy for money-surrogacy trade. In doing so it raises many serious questions. In this article I want to ask those questions. First of all, this bill mandates that surrogacy must be done among close

  7 comments |   534 Views


25 August 2016 at 11:29

498A Quashing - How to Quash

  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 available for them which

  5 comments |   885 Views


22 July 2016 at 11:08

Transfer Petition in Supreme Court-How to defend?

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

When wife files the transfer petition in Supreme Court usually husband is defenseless, although husband receives the summons from the Supreme Court if the transfer is from one state to another, here are some of the judgements which can help In Gayatr

  2 comments |   867 Views


10 May 2016 at 16:01

Mental Cruelty - All in the mind

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

Divorce on grounds of cruelty has two forms one is the physical cruelty and other form is the mental cruelty, the physical cruelty is easier to prove as direct evidence is easily available, medical records, witnesses e

  1 comments |   1523 Views


04 May 2016 at 17:35

Can't wait anymore

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

In Hindu�s marriage is considered to be a Sacrament and not the contract. The husband and wife tie there knot before the sacred fire and take the blessings of elders to live their life together for many lifes to come. But sometimes there arises

  1 comments |   998 Views


02 May 2016 at 13:37

Divorce by Desertion-what to prove?

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

Desertion is also ground for divorce in India, but the most difficult part is how to prove desertion in court of law. A layman may think desertion as his/her spouse is living separately for the period of 2 years that's it. But actually what court

  18 comments |   2259 Views


18 April 2016 at 10:59

Arbitration and its relation to family laws

  POSTED BY Dr.R.Stephen Louie

INTRODUCTION: �Arbitration is a divine function�[1] , arbitrators are �God�s people�[2]. Apostle Paul is in support of arbitrators being appointed in the Church to decide on disputes among the church members.[3] � Arbitration is well seen in the Old a

  2 comments |   1207 Views


18 April 2016 at 10:59

Redefining marriage and law through bio-psycho-religio-lingo-socio-legal factors

  POSTED BY Dr.R.Stephen Louie

INTRODUCTION-DEFINITION OF REDEFINING: On the point that once redefined concept soon becoming a definition of that concept I take courage of redefining it again or in other words taking

  6 comments |   728 Views


28 March 2016 at 10:58

Daughters right in ancestral property

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

The first question after the Supreme Court recent ruling in Prakash & Ors v. Phulavati & Ors, rendered on 16 October 2015 comes to everyone�s mind is whether the Supreme Court is right in giving the ruling or not, but what matters now i

  15 comments |   1918 Views


18 March 2016 at 18:07

How Maintenance to wife is assessed in S.24 HMA

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

How Maintenance to wife is assessed in S.24 HMAThere are some criteria's which are set by Indian courts in order to calculate and assess maintenance to be paid by the Husband to wife under S.24 of HMA.Did you though that Income tax returns are be

  7 comments |   3180 Views


11 March 2016 at 10:20

125 CrPC-Scope of Revision

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

These days many men are affected by the final order of maintenance towards their wife and are looking for best possible legal option to reduce interim/final maintenance amount or even looking for setting aside the said amoun

  20 comments |   2332 Views


29 February 2016 at 12:14

Transfer Petition

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

Flavor of the season Yes, this is how the transfer petitions in matrimonial cases are being addressed by the Hon�ble Supreme Court. Every second wife is before the Supreme Court see

  4 comments |   869 Views


13 February 2016 at 11:08

13 Changes Modern Advocate need in Indian Courts

  POSTED BY Ferry Dhiman

1.Dress Code Change : No doubt Indian advocates wear power dress and we as citizens respect the dignity of it, yet mostly the black and white combination is assigned to hotel waiters & railway staff also .These reasons limitise the unique pr

  16 comments |   2458 Views


02 February 2016 at 11:45

Divorce on Cruelty

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

The most used terminology in the courts of law is �Your Honor I cannot continue this sacred relation because of the cruelty committed on me�, but the shocking and sad state of affair is that the opposite party comes with more severe all

  16 comments |   3057 Views


14 January 2016 at 10:55

Women Untouchability

  POSTED BY Dr Katta Venkata Rama Krishna

This refers to certain responses to the posts dated 12th and 13th Jan 2016 on "Women Untouchability". 01) The advent of hi-tech revolution, globalization and liberalization of economy, the traditional women metamorphosed to a financially i

  6 comments |   1595 Views


28 December 2015 at 11:00

Domestic Violence: The present Scenario.

  POSTED BY Aditya Gor

India is a land of diversity. There is diversity observed in caste, race, religion, flora, fauna, and landform and so on. Amongst this diversity there comes the set of uniformed legal system which binds all the sticks into a single bunch. This set of

  1 comments |   1489 Views










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