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15 October 2019 at 10:30

Law of Interim injunction in family / Custody cases

  POSTED BY Fahad Ahmad Siddiqi

Law of Interim injunction in family / Custody cases

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19 June 2019 at 11:17

Juvenile Crimes are Increasing: Should Parents be held Liable?

  POSTED BY Vartika Mittal

Parental liability means that parents are legally accountable for their children�s act. While a 'parent' may be anyone who exercises control or authority over the child, generally a custodial parent is the one held criminally respon

  2 comments |   427 Views


18 June 2019 at 16:38

Critical Appraisal of Navtej Singh Johar's Judgment: Raised hope for initiating New jurisprudence in the line of same sex marriages in India

  POSTED BY Harshit Sharma

Though same-sex marriage is not legalised in India per se and no reference of the same can be deduced from the ancient or historical writings & books,

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17 June 2019 at 11:27

Husband's right to get Maintenance from his wife

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

A deserving husband of a woman married under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 has every right to get maintenance. But no other law of similar kind provides for a husband to get maintenance from his wife.The term �maintenance� includes a wide

  0 comments |   1597 Views


30 May 2019 at 12:33

Custody of a Child to Grandparents

  POSTED BY K.P.Satish Kumar

Law permits on certain conditions the child custody to the grand parents. Being father and the mother is a natural guardian, the custody of the child remains with them. Grand parents were granted the child custody in certain circumstances and conditi

  2 comments |   424 Views


30 May 2019 at 12:33

What is a Valid Marriage under law

  POSTED BY K.P.Satish Kumar

Mere cohabitation or negotiation for marriage is not a marriage. A document will not solemnize a marriage. Marriage in accordance with the custom of the community has to been conducted, unless it is proved there is no valid form of marriage. If the m

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30 May 2019 at 12:31

Can a woman get maintenance from a man in a live-in relationship

  POSTED BY K.P.Satish Kumar

This is a new trend in Indian laws that maintenance is provided to women who have a live in relationship for a period of time. This happens after the implementation of the Domestic violence Act in India. No Indian laws has defined who is a wife neith

  7 comments |   589 Views


30 May 2019 at 12:26

What is the time limit to file null and void when the parties are married under Special Marriage Act?

  POSTED BY K.P.Satish Kumar

A spouse can file a application for a declaration to declare his or her marriage with his husband or her wife as null and void on the ground that, at the time of their marriage, the first marriage of the respondent with his first wife or first husban

  0 comments |   247 Views


17 May 2019 at 13:36

What are the factors for Mental cruelty which is a immediate cause for Divorce

  POSTED BY K.P.Satish Kumar

Authour : Advocate K.P.Satish Kumar M.L. Madras High Court.Leading Divorce Lawyer in Chennai.After the solemnization of the marriage when any of the spouse either the husband or the wife is treated with cruelty, they are eligible for divorce. Section

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17 May 2019 at 13:35

Unregistered Family Partition

  POSTED BY R.S.Agrawal

Through the judgment of the case � Thualsidhara & Another v. & Others, delivered on May 1, 2019, the division bench of Justice L. Nageswara Rao and Justice M.R. Shah, at the Supreme Court have made it clear that on the lines of its judg

  1 comments |   670 Views


19 March 2019 at 15:38

Mutual Consent vs Contested Divorce: Which Is A Better Way Out?

  POSTED BY Shivi Gupta

The Indian divorce laws for ending a marriage legally classify divorce as a mutual consent divorce and contested divorce, applicable over a divorcing couple in accordance with their circumstances and consent of the spouses to opt for a divorce. Here&

  1 comments |   686 Views


15 March 2019 at 13:36

The Laws on Marital Rape: Much Needed Reform in India

  POSTED BY Sharma Twinkle Manojkumar

The wife's role has traditionally been understood as submissive, docile and that of a homemaker. Sex has been treated as obligatory in a marriage and also taboo. At Least the discussion openly of it, hence, the awareness remains dismal. Economi

  4 comments |   523 Views


28 January 2019 at 12:49

Are Hindu Wife and her child entitled to get Muslim Husband's property?

  POSTED BY PRATIKSHA BHANDARI

Introduction: Under Muslim Law if the marriage is Sahih (V

  1 comments |   659 Views


24 December 2018 at 13:36

Desertion As A Ground Of Divorce

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

In laymen words, desertion merely means run away. Desertion means not to withdraw from a place but to withdraw from a state of things. It doesn�t mean to merely desert, as its literal meaning, but to leave from the society of the spouse. Even i

  3 comments |   2768 Views


04 December 2018 at 11:43

A Muslim woman's right to maintenance

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

In a multicultural country like India, there have been conflicts between gender equality and claims of religious minority rights .The Indian Constitutional history has struggled with this con

  3 comments |   730 Views


03 December 2018 at 12:42

Domestic Violence

  POSTED BY Aman chawla

Domestic ViolenceDomestic violence is violence or any type of abuse done by one person against the other person when they are in domestic relationship. The domestic violence is type of rude behavior by one person in relationship to control the other

  8 comments |   523 Views


24 October 2018 at 15:23

Quick Divorce in India

  POSTED BY K.P.Satish Kumar

If a Hindu married couple is separating by mutual consent then they no longer need to wait for six months for getting a separating order from the court. Supreme Court held that marriage between two Hindus can be legally terminated in just a week as t

  5 comments |   777 Views


04 October 2018 at 10:39

Step by Step Procedure in Divorce Case

  POSTED BY K.P.Satish Kumar

Divorce matters are filed before the Family Courts constituted since 2010 and the matter is taken up by the court thereafter, the stages involved with the proceedings related to divorce can be summarized in following steps: STEP-I: Filing of t

  3 comments |   967 Views


03 September 2018 at 11:28

Dowry Prohibition Legislations in India

  POSTED BY Sidharth Nair

The act of demanding Dowry is extremely predominant and regular in Indian family units. It is a practice that has turned into a curse for the Indian culture and which has diluted the very foundation of marriage. A few laws have been framed to stop t

  1 comments |   292 Views


20 August 2018 at 10:09

Triple Talaq should try to abandon

  POSTED BY Biswaranjan Panda

INTRODUCTION On 22nd August,2017 a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court in a split verdict ruled that the practice of instant triple talaq in the Muslim community is unconstitutional.

  1 comments |   308 Views










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