Home Family Law

Family Law

Forcible Sex

Is Forcible Sex Ground For Divorce?

Introduction Forcible sex after marriage or ‘marital rape’ mainly refers to sexual intercourse between a man and a woman, who is legally accepted as husband...
child custody

Legislations Governing Child Custody in India

Introduction Before discussing the Child Custody Laws in India, we need to understand the concept of custody and exactly when the question of child custody...
Mental Cruelty

Denial Of Sex Amounts To Mental Cruelty

Is it really OK to deny your spouse Sex? Do you owe your spouse sex? If you stop having sex with your spouse, is...
Restitution Of Conjugal Rights

Restitution Of Conjugal Rights

The leading idea of Section 9 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (Restitution of Conjugal Rights) is to preserve marriage. What the court seeks...
Adoption Act

Adoption Laws In India-An Overview

The term adoption has been defined in the Juvenile Justice(Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. It defines "adoption" as the process through which...
single parent adoption

Single Parent Adoption in India- An overview

So you're a single man or woman and contemplating adoption? You may even be asking the question; "Can I adopt if I'm single? As...
Adoption By Relative In India

Adoption By Relatives In India

Introduction Adoption by relatives can provide the child with a stable and loving home while allowing the child to remain with their biological family. Relative...
Inter Country Adoption

Inter-Country Adoption In India

The law with regard to inter-country adoption in India, indeed, was in a state of flux until the principles governing giving of Indian children...
Child Adoption In India

Child Adoption In India By Step Parent

Adopting a stepchild is the most common form of child adoption in India. A stepparent who adopts agrees to become the legal parent and...
498A IPC

Anticipatory Bail In 498A IPC

The object of the provision of Section 498A IPC is prevention of the dowry menace. But many instances have come to light where the...