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.
Muta Marriage is a marriage for a fixed period of time that is only for sexual pleasure. There are some rules, conditions, and essentials of Muta Marriage.
1. The parties must have attained the age of puberty, which is above 15 years of age.
2. There is no restriction on the number of Muta wives.
3. There must be a free consent by the parties.
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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.
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)
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.
A few alternatives to legal remedies that can save a marriage from falling apart are-
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