Aviral Bhatla Vs Bhawana Bhatla[ALL SC 2009 FEBRUARY]

KEYWORDS:- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE-SETTLEMENT DATE:-18-02-2009 AIR 2009 SCW 6622 : (2009) 3 SCALE 120 : (2009) 3 SCC 448 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Aviral Bhatla Appellant Versus Bhawana Bhatla Respondent (Before : Arijit Pasayat And Asok Kumar Ganguly, JJ.) Transfer Petn. (Civil) Nos. 431 with 1052 of 2008, Decided on : 18-02-2009. Hindu Marriage Act, 1955—Sections 9 and 13(1)(ia)—Criminal Procedure Code, 1973—Section 125—Protection of Women From … Continue reading Aviral Bhatla Vs Bhawana Bhatla[ALL SC 2009 FEBRUARY]

Pankaj Mahajan Vs Dimple @ Kajal[ALL SC 2011 SEPTEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-DIVORCE-MENTAL CRUELTY-INSANITY OF WIFE- DATE:-30-09-2011- “Husband had placed ample evidence on record that the Respondent-wife is suffering from “mental disorder” and due to her acts and conduct, she caused grave mental cruelty to him and it is not possible for the parties to live with each other, therefore, a decree of divorce deserves to be granted in favour of the Appellant-husband. In addition to the … Continue reading Pankaj Mahajan Vs Dimple @ Kajal[ALL SC 2011 SEPTEMBER]

Ranjit Kaur Vs Major Harmohinder Singh and Others[ALL SC 2011 NOVEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-EVICTION OF WIFE AFTER DECREE OF DIVORCE Date: 02-11-2011- “Even though, after passing of the decree of the divorce she may not have a legal right to continue to remain in possession of the suit property, Respondent No. 1 cannot be given liberty to forcibly evict her”. Wife has no legal right to continue to remain in possession of the husband`s property JT 2011 (13) SC … Continue reading Ranjit Kaur Vs Major Harmohinder Singh and Others[ALL SC 2011 NOVEMBER]

Anu Bhandari Vs. Pradip Bhandari [ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:- decree of divorce-SETTLEMENT- DATE: MARCH 5, 2018 Under Section 9 of the Family Courts Act, 1984, the Court has a duty to make an endeavour to assist and persuade the parties in arriving at a settlement.The jurisdiction is not just to decide a dispute, on the contrary, the court also has to involve itself in the process of conciliation/mediation between the parties for assisting them not … Continue reading Anu Bhandari Vs. Pradip Bhandari [ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

Smt. Satya Vs Teja Singh [ ALL SC 1974 October]

Whether Indian Courts bound to give recognition to divorce decrees granted by foreign Courts? DATE:-Decided on : 01-10-1974- Whether a Hindu marriage solemnised within this country can be validly annulled by a decree of divorce granted by a foreign Court ? AIR 1975 SC 105 : (1975) 2 SCR 97 : (1975) 1 SCC 120 : (1975) CriLJ SC 52 (SUPREME Court OF INDIA) Smt. … Continue reading Smt. Satya Vs Teja Singh [ ALL SC 1974 October]

Global Encyclopedia of Divorce Law

A Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan B Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi C Cabo Verde Cambodia Cameroon Canada Central African Republic (CAR) Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Democratic Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo Costa Rica Cote d’Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech … Continue reading Global Encyclopedia of Divorce Law

Divorce by mutual consent under Special Marriage Act 1954

SPECIAL MARRIAGE ACT 1954 Divorce by mutual consent . (1) Subject to the provisions of this Act and to the rules made thereunder, a petition for divorce may be presented to the district Court by both the parties together on the ground that they have been living separately for a period of one year or more, that they have not been able to live together and … Continue reading Divorce by mutual consent under Special Marriage Act 1954

Void and voidable marriage under Hindu Law

Hindu Marriage act 1955 11. Void marriages.- Any marriage solemnised after the commencement of this Act shall be null and void and may, on a petition presented by either party thereto against the other party, be so declared by a decree of nullity if it contravenes any one of the conditions specified in clauses (i) , (iv) and (v) of section 5. 12. Voidable marriages.- … Continue reading Void and voidable marriage under Hindu Law

Divorce under Hindu Marriage Act

Grounds for allowing divorce, the wife shall have some special grounds 13. Divorce. — (1) Any marriage solemnised, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, may, on a petition presented by either the husband or the wife, be dissolved by a decree of divorce on the ground that the other party— (i)has, after the solemnisation of the marriage, had voluntary sexual intercourse with any … Continue reading Divorce under Hindu Marriage Act