Legitimacy and Acknowledgement in Muslims

A person born in lawful marriage is said to be the legitimate child of the spouses. So the main point in case of legitimacy of a child is marriage between his or her parents.

Special notes regarding the Presumption of Legitimacy

1. A child born within six months after the marriage – the child is Illegitimate unless the father acknowledges the child.Keep Reading

Family Courts Act

FAMILY COURTS ACT, 1984 BARE ACT An Act to provide for the establishment of Family Courts with a view to promote conciliation in, and secure speedy settlement of, disputes relating to marriage and family affairs and for matters connected therewith. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Thirty-fifth Year ofKeep Reading

Hindu Marriage Act 1955

HINDU MARRIAGE ACT, 1955 BARE ACT An Act to amend and codify the law relating to marriage among Hindus. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Sixth Year of the Republic of India as follows- PRELIMINARY 1. Short title and extent. (1) This act may be called the Hindu MarriageKeep Reading

Dowry Prohibition Act

DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT, 1961 BARE ACT An Act to prohibit the giving or taking of dowry. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Twelfth Year of the Republic of India as follows-  1. Short title, extent and commencement. (1) This Act may be called the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961. DOWNLOADKeep Reading

Dowry Prohibition Maintenance of Lists of Presents to the Bride and Bridegroom Rules

Dowry Prohibition (Maintenance Of Lists Of Presents To The Bride And Bridegroom) Rules, 1985 In exercise of the powers conferred by section 9 of the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, the Central Government hereby makes the following rules namely; 1. Short Title And Commencement. (1) These rules may be called theKeep Reading