Recognition of Foreign Divorces in India ? Is your foreign divorce decree valid in India ?

This article attempts to bring some clarity on the law relating to recognition of foreign divorce decrees in India, in what circumstances they are valid, and when not ? I’ve … Continue reading Recognition of Foreign Divorces in India ? Is your foreign divorce decree valid in India ?

Geeta Mehrotra Vs. State of U.P.

Geeta Mehrotra Vs. State of U.P. Comment : A much needed respite, paves the way for many families implicated in a omnibus manner, with vague allegations.   SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (T.S. … Continue reading Geeta Mehrotra Vs. State of U.P.

How to get a Divorce by Mutual Consent in India ?

This article explains all you need to know about getting a divorce by mutual consent. * The Author is a Divorce Lawyer based in Delhi, practising in the Supreme Court of … Continue reading How to get a Divorce by Mutual Consent in India ?

Hindu Marriage Act – What ? How ?

      The 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 … Continue reading Hindu Marriage Act – What ? How ?

Marriage without Sex – Anathema – Court holds Impotency/Refusal to have Intercourse – Mental Cruelty

The Division Bench in the case of Rita Nijhawan vs. Balkrishan Nijhawan in AIR 1973 Delhi 200 at 209 observed as follows: “Marriage without sex is an anathema. Sex is … Continue reading Marriage without Sex – Anathema – Court holds Impotency/Refusal to have Intercourse – Mental Cruelty

Marriage without Sex – Anathema – Court holds Impotency/Refusal to have Intercourse – Mental Cruelty

Comment :  The legal concept of cruelty in matrimonial offences is not confined to positive acts of causing physical injury by ‘one spouse to another. Without there being a physical … Continue reading Marriage without Sex – Anathema – Court holds Impotency/Refusal to have Intercourse – Mental Cruelty

Marriage without sex is anathema…Court considers Impotency/or Refusal as Mental Cruelty of highest order

Comment :  The legal concept of cruelty in matrimonial offences is not confined to positive acts of causing physical injury by ‘one spouse to another. Without there being a physical … Continue reading Marriage without sex is anathema…Court considers Impotency/or Refusal as Mental Cruelty of highest order