Schools of Muslim Law

BLOG- Schools of Muslim Law

Introduction to Schools of Muslim Law When Prophet Mohammed was alive, no schools or principles of Muslim were uniforms like they are today. After the death of the Prophet Mohammed, the question of succession to prophet arose. There were two conflicting views/opinions among Arabs. One group supported election method/principle, while the other group supported the […]

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Family Courts Act

BLOG- Looking into the Family Courts Act

INTRODUCTION For faster trial and quick disposal of matrimonial disputes, Family Courts are established in India. In view of an increase in the incidence of matrimonial disputes and increasing pendency of the cases in civil and criminal courts, Judges, women organizations etc. requested the Central Government to pass a special legislation to deal exclusively with […]

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Coercion

BLOG- Looking into Coercion under the Indian Contract Act, 1872

Coercion means forcing a person to enter into a contract. Under Sec. 15 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872, any of the following act will amount to coercion: Committing an act forbidden by the IPC Threatening to commit an act forbidden by IPC Unlawful detaining of property of a person Threatening to detain the property […]

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Doctrine of Frustration

BLOG- Doctrine of Frustration

Introduction to Doctrine of Frustration In some cases, the performance of a contract becomes impossible; the purpose which the parties have in mind is frustrated. At the formation of a contract, parties seek that performance is possible but subsequently may become impossible to perform due to supervening events. Thus, the contract becomes void and the […]

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Live in Relationships in India

Position of Live in Relationships in India

Position of Live in Relationships in India Hindu customs recognise only one kind of relationship between an unrelated man and woman i.e., marriage. Hindus considers marriage to be a sacrosanct, a bond for eternity. However, this concept of divinity is losing its meaning for a number of reasons. Times are changing and the concept of […]

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Divorce by Mutual Consent

BLOG- What you need to know about Divorce by Mutual Consent

The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 is the umbrella legislation governing all Hindus in India. Sec. 13-B of the act provides for Divorce by mutual consent which acts as a matrimonial remedy. In today’s era, with matrimonial conflicts on the rise, Divorce by mutual consent acts as the easiest remedy available. Divorce by mutual consent is […]

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