Financial rights of a woman during divorce

Often women have to sacrifice their careers to look after their husbands and children. Due to all these, at the time of divorce, a woman is provided with some financial rights to fulfil her basic needs. These rights are provided under Hindu Law which includes:
1. Right to Streedhan.
2. Right to Property.
3. Right to Maintenance.
4. Right to Child Custody.KEEP READING

What if your wife forces you to get separated from your parents

Suppose your wife forces you to get separated from your parents or your joint family, and she puts pressure on you to break all relations with your family.

In that case, you can file for divorce under section 13(1)(ia) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. Forcing or putting pressure on the husband to get separated from his family results in mental cruelty as per law.KEEP READING

Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 (Act number 28 of 1961) 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:- Section 1. Short title, extent and commencement. Section 2. Definition of “dowry”. Section 3. PenaltyKEEP READING

Hindu Marriage Act

Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 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. 2. Application of Act. 3. Definitions. 4. Overriding effect of Act.KEEP READING

Maintenance under CrPC

According to section 125 of CrPC, a person having sufficient means is bound to maintain:-
I. His Wife (unable to maintain herself).
II. His legitimate or illegitimate minor child, whether married or not (unable to maintain himself/herself).
III. His legitimate or illegitimate child (not a married daughter) who has attained majority, if the child is physically or mentally abnormal or having any injury by which he/she is unable to maintain himself/herself.
IV. His father or mother (unable to maintain himself/herself)KEEP READING

Important Case Laws on Dowry Death - Section 304B, IPC

The demand for dowry can be seen almost everywhere. Though Bharat is developing and we already have entered into a modern society, the practise of dowry demand is still prevailing. The provision related to dowry death is given under section 304B of the Indian Penal Code.

In this article, you are going to read the case laws that are related to dowry death. Along with that, the recent judgements related to dowry death are also covered.KEEP READING

Non Legal Ways To Successfully Fix and Save a Broken Marriage

A few alternatives to legal remedies that can save a marriage from falling apart are-

1. Mediation

Meditation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) which aims to assist two or more persons involved in a dispute in reaching a mutual agreement. The content of that agreement is decided by the parties themselves rather than accepting something imposed by a third party.KEEP READING