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Can a registered Will be challenged in the Indian Court?

  KISHAN DUTT RETD JUDGE    07 January 2022 at 14:29

In India, the concept of Will has its deep-rooted origin for a very long time; its importance grows with the feeling of transferring family wealth and business from one generation to another with ease. ..

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Can A Husband Use His Wife's Secretly Recorded Phone Conversations As Evidence In A Divorce Case

  Ruchitha Bafna    13 January 2022 at 12:42

KEY TAKEAWAYS The Punjab and Haryana High Court, in an order dated December 12, 2021, held that the learned Family Court's acceptance of a CD allegedly containing conversations between the husband and wife was secretly recorded without the wife&# ..

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Top 50 Judgments That Made Headlines And Heads Turn In 2021 (Part 1)

  Abhijeet Malik    30 December 2021 at 16:06

1. Satish Ragde V State of Maharashtra: skin to skin contact is a necessary ingredient to constitute sexual assault.This judgment of the High Court of Bombay could be dubbed as one of the most controversial judgments of the year 2021.The facts of the ..

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Unequal Treatment Of Wives A Valid Ground For Divorce For Muslim Women: Kerala HC

  Sanjeev Sirohi    22 December 2021 at 12:48

First wife certainly had a bona fide good ground to get divorce and the same was accordingly granted by the Kerala High Court in this leading case! The appeal of the first wife was thus allowed and the Trial Court decision was thus accordingly set aside! ..

Posted in Family Law |   822 Views

Top 50 Judgments That Made Headlines And Heads Turn In 2021 (Part 2)

  Abhijeet Malik    04 January 2022 at 11:22

Click here for Part 111. Dr. Jaishree Laxmanrao Patil Vs. The Chief Minister & Ors.: Maratha reservation was declared unconstitutionalIn 2018, the Maharashtra Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act came into force which contained provisi ..

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Man Arrested For Dropping Used Condoms In Donation Boxes At Religious Places: Read To Know More

  Rupal Nemane    31 December 2021 at 12:38

KEY TAKEAWAYS A man named Devadasa Desai, age 62 years, was arrested for dropping used condoms in an offering box at a temple in Mangalore. It was confessed by him that he did this heinous act in a total of 18 places. Also, there are two similar even ..

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Top 50 Judgments That Made Headlines And Heads Turn In 2021 (Part 3)

  Abhijeet Malik    05 January 2022 at 15:27

Click here for Part 221. Ravinder Kumar Dhariwal v. Union of India: Disciplinary proceedings against person with mental disability is a facet of indirect discrimination.In the present case, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) initiated disciplina ..

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Does Taking Daughter-In-Law’s Jewellery For Safekeeping Amount To Cruelty

  Ruchitha Bafna    18 January 2022 at 15:25

KEY TAKEAWAYS Section 498 A of the Indian Penal Code refers to a woman's husband or a relative of her husband subjecting her to cruelty. In a recent case before the Hon'ble Supreme Court, it was held that advising a wife to adjust to avoid re ..

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Mere Refusal To Marry After Sexual Relations Not Offence Of Cheating: Bombay HC

  Sanjeev Sirohi    23 December 2021 at 19:57

In a very significant development with far reaching consequences, the Bombay High Court in an extremely learned, laudable, landmark and latest judgment titled Kashinath Narayan Gharat Vs The State of Maharashtra in Criminal Appeal No. 119 of 1999 in ..

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Withdrawal of Mutual Divorce Proceedings

  KISHAN DUTT RETD JUDGE    30 December 2021 at 16:14

Opting a mutual consent divorce avoids squabbles and saves a significant amount of time and money. ..

Posted in Family Law  1 comments |   545 Views

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