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Supreme Court grants divorce on grounds of desertion, overturns High Court ruling [Read Judgment]
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Supreme Court grants divorce on grounds of desertion, overturns High Court ruling [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court grants divorce on grounds of desertion, overturns High Court ruling, stating the marriage had irretrievably broken down over 16 years

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Mere registration in absence of ceremony won't be valid marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act: SC [Read Order] Executive
Mere registration in absence of ceremony won't be valid marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act: SC [Read Order]

Hindu marriages require ceremonies, not just registration, for validity under Hindu Marriage Act, SC rules.

SC allows man to undergo potency test as wife claims marriage not consummated more than 7 years of alliance [Read Judgment] Judiciary
SC allows man to undergo potency test as wife claims marriage not consummated more than 7 years of alliance [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court permits potency test for husband in divorce case where wife alleges marriage unconsummated after 7+ years.

Is 'kanyadaan' essential to get married? Judiciary
Is 'kanyadaan' essential to get married?

'Kanyadaan' isn't necessary for solemnisation of a marriage under Hindu Marriage Act, here's what Allahabad High Court has said.

Removal of uterus due to ovarian cancer not cruelty warranting dissolution of marriage: Madras High Court [Read Judgment] Judiciary
Removal of uterus due to ovarian cancer not cruelty warranting dissolution of marriage: Madras High Court [Read Judgment]

The Madras High Court has clarified that removal of a wifes uterus due to ovarian cancer is not a cruelty, and therefore, not a ground for dissolution of marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act.

Social torture classifies as cruelty for purposes of divorce, Patna HC holds [Read Judgment]

Granting divorce to a husband who claimed that the wife had made false allegations before his employer about domestic violence and of him and his mother soliciting prostitution, the Patna High Court h...

Supreme Court orders for re-circulation of 2021 judgment on guidelines for maintenance [Read Judgment]

Discover the Supreme Court's directive for the re-circulation of its 2021 judgement on maintenance guidelines, emphasizing adherence to asset disclosure affidavits in family law cases, and the impact ...

Epilepsy neither incurable nor Psychopathic disorder, Bombay High Court rejects plea for divorce [Read Judgment]

Discover the Bombay High Court's ruling that epilepsy is neither incurable nor a psychopathic disorder as grounds for divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act. Get insights into the court's decision and i...

Subjectivity in cruelty, holistic approach in divorce law must: Supreme Court [Read Judgment]

Explore the Supreme Court's perspective on subjectivity in cruelty and the holistic approach to divorce law under the Hindu Marriage Act. Learn how societal context and socio-economic factors play a c...

Husband Can Also Claim Alimony/Maintenance From Wife: Bombay High Court Orders Woman To Pay Alimony To Ex-Husband [Read Order]

Husband Can Also Claim Alimony/Maintenance From Wife: Bombay High Court Orders Woman To Pay Alimony To Ex-Husband || "It is open for the court to decide the application filed by the husband under Sect...

Cross Border Marriages And Misuse Of Territorial Jurisdiction

The implications of an invalid divorce may appear many years later and even may arise after the death of the person who got the invalid divorce from a foreign court. With the changing times, the laws ...

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