Mondaq India: Family and Matrimonial
AZB & Partners
Though the concept of ancestral property has been in existence since time immemorial, the term has not been defined in any of the legislations governing
L&L Partners
Marriages are said to be made in heaven, nuptials are believed to be pre-determined by destiny, However, man has ensured that the course of this, what some may call, romantic fiction, is fettered with a string of legislations ...
L&L Partners
Joint or undivided family is the normal feature of the Hindu society.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Supreme Court of India, in the case of Mohammed Salim vs Shamsudeen[1], has finalised the views of a number of High Courts by ruling that a child born out of the marriage of a Muslim man and Hindu woman is legitimate.
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
M Mulla Associates
The Bombay High Court in its decision in Sajanbir Singh Anand and Ors. v. Raminder Kaur Anand and Ors., 2018 (3) BOMCR 740 held that there cannot be a straitjacket formula...
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will is made for disposition of property according to the wishes of the testator, after death.
M Mulla Associates
The High Court discussed the provisions of Sections 2 and 26 of the Succession Act and stated that the two provisions have to be read together and not in isolation.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Recently, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in the case of Danamma @ Suman Surpur & Anr. V. Amar & Ors. clarified the position of law related to Hindu Succession Act, 2005 and held that ...
Singh & Associates
Instant Talaq or "Triple Talaq" or "Talaq-e-Biddat" is an Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives immediately by uttering the word "talaq" (divorce) three times.
Singh & Associates
In a recent decision of Amardeep Singh vs. Harveen Kaur, the apex court had a chance to interpret the law regarding mandatory ‘cooling off' period ...
Singh & Associates
Muslim Personal Law says that a talaq can either be given by the husband or by the wife. It can also be a mutual divorce.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Adoption provides a loving home and environment for children who are destitute or orphans. It is extremely important for a growing child to have a safe and loving environment in his/her early development years.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will mainly aims at: Disposition of property; Being made according to the wishes of the testator. Its primary Characteristics are: It takes effect after the death of the testator...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will differs from contracts and other executed documents in one important aspect.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In the recent case of AMARDEEP SINGH VS. HARVEEN KAUR, CA NO, 11158 OF 2017 it has been held by the Supreme Court that the period of 6 months, as mentioned in Section 13B(2) is not mandatory...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Through its historic ruling delivered by a five-judge bench in the case of Shayara Bano and Ors v. Union of India on August 22nd 2017, the Supreme Court of India (SC) liberated Muslim women from the perpetual fear of...
Vivek Nasa & Associates
Transfer of cases relating to Matrimonial Disputes from a court situated in a particular state to a court situated in another state, can only be done by the way of Transfer Petition...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will is one of the most frequently used tools in the process of succession planning. A Will is made by testators at the appropriate stage(s) of their life, and usually benefits family.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Over the past few years, many Indian business families have established estate planning structures, many of which comprise one or more family trusts.
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M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
L&L Partners
Marriages are said to be made in heaven, nuptials are believed to be pre-determined by destiny, However, man has ensured that the course of this, what some may call, romantic fiction, is fettered with a string of legislations ...
L&L Partners
Joint or undivided family is the normal feature of the Hindu society.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Supreme Court of India, in the case of Mohammed Salim vs Shamsudeen[1], has finalised the views of a number of High Courts by ruling that a child born out of the marriage of a Muslim man and Hindu woman is legitimate.
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Though the concept of ancestral property has been in existence since time immemorial, the term has not been defined in any of the legislations governing
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India is currently facing a declining fertility rate and a changing social structure, with late marriages and single parenthood becoming more common.
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