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Maternity Leave & Paternity Leave Benefits in India

Maternity and paternity leave is protected time that an employee can take off to care for their newb

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Family Law | 29th April 2022

Christian Marriage and Registration Procedure in India

Under the Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872, Christian marriages in India are performed by a M

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Family Law | 29th April 2022

Judicial Separation in India

In India, a marriage ceremony is considered to be one of the most essential and auspicious arrangeme

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Family Law | 8th August 2022

Divorce by Mutual Consent

"Divorce does not mean a failure; it is in fact a step towards self-realization

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Family Law | 29th April 2022

Domestic Violence in India

India has adopted the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

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Family Law | 16th January 2021

Sikh Marriages and Registration Procedure in India

Sikh marriages, being a holy union considered sacrament, are performed with the blessing of the ‘G

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Unwed Mother to be the Sole Guardian of her Child

In a landmark case, the Hon’ble Supreme Court ruled that an unwed mother can apply to be the sole guardian of a child in India, without being obligated to dis

Widows under Domestic Violence Act: Expansion of Rights

In the recent judgment of Prabha Tyagi v. Kamlesh Devi, the Supreme Court safeguarded the interests of widows under the Domestic Violence Act by giving a wide interpretation to the

Domestic Violence: Limitation Period for Complaints

In early April, the Supreme Court dealt with the question of limitation period mentioned under Section 468 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) and its scope and applicability to domestic

Legal Guardianship and Custody of Adults with Mental Disabilities

Mental Health Act, 2017 defines a guardian as a person who is appointed to look after another person. They have to assume the care and protection of the person for whom they are appointed as a gua

Allahabad High Court Examines Whether Minors can Enter into an

The  Allahabad High Court, in its recent judgment in the case of Sadhna Kumari v. State of U.P., examined whether minors can enter into an agreement to marry and whether such contra

Law of Guardianship in India as per Different Religions

A guardian is someone who  is in charge of a child's welfare, needs, education, and other basic  requirements. In most instances, a father is the child's natural guardian, and 

New Guidelines on Law of Maintenance, 2020

Maintenance claims may be made under the personal laws  of various religions, and the proceedings under these personal laws are civil in nature. Section 125 CrPC trials, on the other hand, ar

Things to keep in Mind Before Marrying an NRI

The law intends to discharge certain marital responsibilities because marriage creates roles, conjugal relations, and certain rights between the spouses. In India, conjugal rights are regarded as

What to do if you are being harassed by an NRI spouse or in-laws?

NRI marriages are either as an Indian citizen (when they were legally a 'NRI') or as a citizen of that other country (when they were legally a PIO-a person of Indian origin) between an Indian

The Current Legal Framework on Marital Rape in India

Under Articles 14  and 21  of the Indian Constitution are enshrined the basic right to equality and the right to life respectively, for every citizen of India. This clearly means


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