Bare Acts



  • 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 family or kin. It differs from giving a child up for adoption

    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. Conversion to other religion effect on the right to inherita

    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 common ancestors, including wives and unmarried daughters, if a

    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 every day. Dowry death implies the death of a woman due to be

    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 Minister, almost every Non-Resident Indian (NRI) has a fear! W

    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 Hindu Law, male members up to four generations in a Mitakshara F

    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. Mutual consent means that both the parties agree for a pea

    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 /her fault. If both the parties were at fault, they could not

    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/her legal heir. Then it’s up to the heirs as what they want

    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 property. It is then up to the heirs as what to do with 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 introduced the Special Marriage Act, 1954 which allows for

    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 rights. However, in practice, the plight of women in India is not

    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 on as your own. Adoption usually refers to the legal process

    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. A novice can’t judge an expert you’ll say. Wel

    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 for over a century with the members of the Sikh community ma

  • Baby Manji Yamada vs. Union of India & ANR

    Supreme Court of India  Year : 2008