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Sample of Mutual Consent Divorce Petition
Sample of Mutual Consent Divorce Petition

Under Section 13-B of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, the parties can seek divorce by mutual consent by filing a petition before the court.

Divorce By Mutual Consent
Divorce By Mutual Consent

Overview There was a time when divorce was possible on the fault, wrongdoing or actions of one person only and he/she was punished for his /

Sample Format of a Relinquishment Deed
Sample Format of a Relinquishment Deed

When an individual dies intestate, i.e. without leaving a will or testamentary will), the property of that individual is inherited by his/he

What is a Relinquishment Deed?
What is a Relinquishment Deed?

Overview: In many cases, a person dies intestate, (without making a will or testamentary will) in such cases his/her legal heirs inherit the

The Special Marriage Act, 1954: Salient Features
The Special Marriage Act, 1954: Salient Features

India follows a rigid structure of the caste system, and inter-religion marriage is still considered a taboo in the country. The Parliament

Women’s Rights in Matrimonial Home
Women’s Rights in Matrimonial Home

Women are an integral part of a society. They have as many rights as men have. Constitution of India guarantees them equal fundamental right

Adoption
Adoption

The dictionary meaning of the word adoption is ‘the action or fact of adopting or being adopted. Adoption is the act of taking something o

How can NRI Property be secured in India?
How can NRI Property be secured in India?

– compiled by the firm’s best advocates for NRI property Disputes in Chandigarh Despite the promises made by the Indian Prime Mi

Never Gamble On a Lawsuit!
Never Gamble On a Lawsuit!

Your choice of a lawyer directly reflects in the result of your case. How can a layman know if the lawyer is bad? Yes, there’s a catch

How are ‘Anand’ Marriages registered in India?
How are ‘Anand’ Marriages registered in India?

Introduction The demand of Sikhs for a separate law regarding the registration of the Sikh marriage is not unheard of. It has been going on

Hindu Marriage Act, 1955: Salient Features
Hindu Marriage Act, 1955: Salient Features

The Oxford Dictionary defines “marriage” as “the legally or formally recognized union of a man and a woman (or, in some ju

Surrogacy Laws in India
Surrogacy Laws in India

“The state must intervene to prevent the exploitation of poor Indian women who are enticed or coerced into surrogacy, as well as to pr

Will Codicil

WILL A will is a legal document which declares the intention of the owner of the property with respect to his property, which he desires to

NRI Divorce
NRI Divorce

NRI Divorce – The How and Where Marriage is an institution which unites two people. No one wants to break it, even those who want to b

WAQF Board

When a muslim person under religious faith and for benefit of society donates his property in name of Allah it is called Waqf. Literal meani

Dowry Death

Introduction Dowry death has been one of the most alarming issues in Indian society. We come across huge cases of dowry deaths being filed e

Inheritance in Muslim Law
Inheritance in Muslim Law

Inheritance in Muslim Law or Succession constitutes four sources of Islamic law – The Holy Koran The Sunna: that is, the practice of the P

Hindu Undivided Family

The term ‘Hindu undivided family’ is defined under the Hindu law. The term refers to a family of all persons lineally descended from com

Disownment

Disownment is the formal act or condition of forcibly renouncing or no longer accepting one’s akin child as a member of one’s fa

Conversion of Religion and its Effects

Overview Under Hindu law, the effect of conversion of religion to another can be described as follows: (A) Law applicable on Conversion. 1.


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    REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION WRIT PETITION (C) NO. 369 OF 2008 Baby Manji Yamada ….Petitioner Versus Union of India & Anr. ….Respondents JUDGMEN

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    Special Marriage Act ...

    CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY Short title, extent and commencement. —(1) This Act may be called the Special Marriage Act, 1954. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir, an

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    Places Of Worship (S ...

    1.Short title, extent and commencement. —(1) This Act may be called the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act 1991, (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. (

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    Parsi Marriage And D ...

    CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY Short title, extent and commencement. —(1) This Act may be called the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act 1936 (2) [1][It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu an

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    Muslim Women Act 198 ...

    Short title and extent. —(1) This Act may be called the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act 1986 (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Definition

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    Muslim Personal Law ...

    Short title and extent. —(1) This Act may be called the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act 1937 (2) It extends to the whole of India [1][except the State of Jammu and Kashmir] Applicatio

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