A Hindu wife, whether married before or after the commencement of this Act, shall be entitled to be maintained by her husband during her lifetime.
What the Family Court deals with: The Family Court handles: parental disputes over the upbringing of childrenlocal authority intervention to protect childrendecrees relating to divorce or the dissolution of a civil partnershipfinancial support for children after divorce or relationship breakdownsome…
When disputes do come to the courts, the cases are dealt with by magistrates and judges specially trained to deal with issues affecting families. These disputes often involve very difficult circumstances, for example relationship breakdown or child contact. Judges and magistrates work to make the circumstances of family disputes less adversarial and hearings can often be quite informal with, for example, all parties sitting around a table.
In 1955, the Hindu Marriage Act 1955 was enacted in India whereby the marriage system has totally been changed and plurality of wives was given a goodbye. Divorce and Judicial separation systems were introduced. Again in 1956, by the enactment of the Hindu Succession Act- 1956 for Hindus, Mitaksara or Dayabhaga was changed. Sons and daughters were given equal share on the demise of their father or mother while wife or husband was due for one-third share. http://www.advocatetanmoy.com
WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for the establishment of Family Courts for the expeditious settlement and disposal of disputes relating to marriage and family affairs and for matters connected therewith
Christian Marriage Act, 1872 60. On what conditions marriages of Indian Christians may be certified.- Every marriage between [Indian] Christians applying for a certificate, shall, without the preliminary notice required under Part III, be certified under this Part, if the…
Indian Domestic & Family law is concerned with the personal laws of multiple religious sects . It covers matters such as marriage, adoption, guardianship, divorce, maintenance, partition, succession, inheritance etc.