Wills are written by people to express how they wish their property and money to be inherited when they die. Because people usually leave legacies to close family, they are immensely useful to genealogists wishing to learn about and prove family relationships. WHAT WILLS ARE While wills ..
Synopsis This article deals with maintenance under Hindu Marriage Act and several Personal Laws. This article will talk about how maintenance is a concept in current scenario and how it evolved over a period of time. Moreover, this article will further talk about provisions governing maintenance of wife and children. In the l..
THE FACTS OF THE CASE: The Supreme Court was considering an appeal filed by a father of a three and a half year old child against the conditions imposed by the Karnataka High Court while allowing him to take the child back to United States of America. Conditions were; /..
From the beginning of lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic, the National Commission for Women (NCW) launched an Ad campaign through electronic media and social media inviting women who have suffered any kind of violence to come forward and report it. Further, in addition to handling complaints received through regular modes, NCW has also launched a WhatsApp number 7217..
One of the most common phrases in the legal world is “Law is a matter of interpretation” but it’s the lawyers job to figure out, under which interpretation will the justice be served best to his or her client, and the recent Supreme Court judgement proves that even if you are morally and ethically correct in seeking justice for your cause, to be le..
Introduction- There is no doubt that divorce is one of the most troublesome periods of life that a married couple experiences. In India, since divorce is considered as a personal issue, it is associated with religion such as The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 oversees the separation for the Jains, Sikh..
Medical negligence in India has increased tremendously in the past few years. In recent times, the Indian Society is experiencing a growing awareness regarding the patient's rights. Since the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, has come into force, patients are able to file legal cases against doctors, by establishing that they were negligent in providing medical ser..
In an exemplary and groundbreaking decision, the Kerala High Court ordered that a State can register non-mutual divorce from a Foreign Court. In furtherance of this order, the Kerala High Court directed to register a case of non-mutual divorce. The divorce was granted by a foreign Shariah Court. In the present case, both the parties..
SYNOPSIS: This article features the plight of wedded women who attempt to look for divorce from their spouses and inspects the legislative help accessible to them to advance out of this mental and financial crisis. INTRODUCTION: The word ..
A woman in India can file various cases against men according to the Indian laws. A marriage is considered as a soulful connection between a man and the woman and is performed through different marriage laws which include the Hindu Marriage Act, Personal Marriage Act, etc. However, nowadays, this institution of marriage is easily broken. There has been an increase in ..
Introduction Indian population consists of people from various religions. The constitution allows every citizen to be governed under the personal laws relevant to the religion they belong to. It also applies in the matter of marriage and divorce. The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, is the law enacte..
SYNOPSIS: Ms. Geeta Luthra is an Advocate practicing in Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India. In this webinar she talks about “Protection of Women form Domestic Violence and Allied Laws”. She gives an extensive overview of the intricacies of the Protection of Women from Domesti..
As all the newspapers today report a substantial decline in the crimes on road, ironically there is a tremendous increase in the crimes inside homes! Domestic violence as it is popularly known is elaborately defined under the Section 3 of the Protection of Women From Domestic violence Act of 2005. Ironically even after 15 years of passing of the said act it has..
INTRODUCTION While dealing with the question of child custody laws in India sometimes it comes on my path to choose between what way or law we choose to pursue the case, sometimes we go with the regular law that is Guardian and Ward Act or sometimes we go with the Article 226 of the Constitution of India..
Prenuptial Agreements: What is their status in India? A prenuptial agreement is an official document which is signed by two individuals before getting married. The primary purpose of a prenuptial agreement is to settle financial matters in advance. The agreements are used to separate the personal debts and assets of one indiv..