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Husband’s income Affidavit for Matrimonial Cases

Husband’s income Affidavit for Matrimonial Cases

The Punjab and Haryana High Court, through its order dated 7 January directed the Family Courts across Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh to insist on an affidavit of assets, income and expenditure of th

A woman can’t be evicted for the shared household during the pendency of DV case – Delhi High Court

A woman can’t be evicted for the shared household during the pendency of DV case – Delhi High Court

On 18 December the Delhi HC held that a woman fighting a Domestic Violence case cannot be evicted from the shared household, which she has been sharing with her husband and her in-laws, even if the pr

Wife divorced on proven charges of adultery cannot claim for maintenance – Bombay HC

Wife divorced on proven charges of adultery cannot claim for maintenance – Bombay HC

On 18 December, the Bombay High Court held that a wife, divorced on the ground of adultery having been proved against her, is not entitled to maintenance from her ex-husband. The bench headed by Justi

Husband to Pay the Equivalent Market Value to Wife, on His Failure to Return the Gold Ornaments – Supreme Court

Husband to Pay the Equivalent Market Value to Wife, on His Failure to Return the Gold Ornaments – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on 6 December, held that a wife is entitled to receive the prevailing market value of gold if the husband fails to return her gold ornaments. The bench headed by Justice Dhananjaya Y

Article 142 to Dissolve a Marriage Which Has Irretrievable Broken Down – Supreme Court

Article 142 to Dissolve a Marriage Which Has Irretrievable Broken Down – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that it has the power to invoke Article 142 of the Indian Constitution, to dissolve marriages which have no scope of reconciliation and have been irretrievably broken down. The