Guardianship under Hindu and Muslim law

The Concept of Guardianship under Hindu and Muslim law

“The paramount concern of this statute is the welfare of the child and not the rights of parents”[1] Introduction to Guardianship under Hindu and Muslim law- In this article, we will discuss about the concept of guardianship under Hindu and Muslim Law. The general rules for the concept of guardians are enshrined in the Guardians […]

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Inheritance under Muslim Law

Inheritance under Muslim Law

Inheritance under Muslim Law In loose terms, Inheritance is the transfer of property/estate objects of a dead person to the living person. Inheritance under Muslim Law can be divided into parts: testamentary(Wasiyat) and Intestate. This article will be focusing on intestate laws of succession. TO KNOW ABOUT WASIYAT, CLICK HERE. INTRODUCTION Inheritance is nowhere defined […]

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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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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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