Presumption as to Joint Family Property – continuing Joint and not seperate

In This case – the court held two very fundamental principles which are of seminal importance in partition cases  –  i) if joint family’s existence is shown – some property/nucleas … Continue reading Presumption as to Joint Family Property – continuing Joint and not seperate

Reema Aggarwal v. Anupam – Supreme Court on ‘wife’

Comment : In a nutshell – the court was faced with the preposition whether ‘wife’ in S.498A means only a legally wedded wife ? Does it include a woman who has … Continue reading Reema Aggarwal v. Anupam – Supreme Court on ‘wife’

Can a Husband of a minor girl claim custody ?

Comment : In this case – the court was faced with the perplexing question as to whether a person who is accused of kidnapping a minor girl and marrying her rendering … Continue reading Can a Husband of a minor girl claim custody ?

Supreme Court on Customary Divorce….

Comment : In this case the court was faced with facts wherein the deceased husband’s relatives sought to oust the widow from claiming partition – by relying on the specious plea … Continue reading Supreme Court on Customary Divorce….