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Disownment

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

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.

Hindu Undivided Family

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

Dowry Death

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

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

Daughters are now ‘Coparceners’

Daughters are now ‘Coparceners’

Introduction ‘All the coparceners have unity of possession and community of interest in the joint family property.’ Under Hind

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

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

Restitution of Conjugal Rights

Restitution of Conjugal Rights

Overview In general, conjugal rights are the rights that are provided to married couples in relation to their sexual relations during the su

Will Codicil

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