Child Custody

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Through informative articles, we delve into the intricacies of child custody, covering topics such as child custody laws, legal procedures, mediation, co-parenting, and strategies for maintaining a healthy parent-child relationship during and after a custody dispute. We also share relevant landmark judgments that have shaped the landscape of child custody laws in India, providing valuable insights and precedents for better understanding the legal aspects involved.

Delhi High Court Modifies Child Custody Arrangements

Court Adjusts Interim Custody Orders for Father In a recent decision, the Delhi High Court addressed two appeals concerning the custody arrangements of a minor child. The appeals, filed by the father, challenged previous orders issued by the Family Court, Patiala House Courts, Delhi, dated December 2, 2023, and May 7, 2024. The High Court’s […]

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High Court Rules on Child Visitation Rights Amid Marital Dispute

High Court Rules on Child Visitation Rights Amid Marital Dispute

Delhi High Court Orders Structured Visitation Rights in Child Custody Case The Delhi High Court delivered a judgment on a case concerning the visitation rights of a father seeking access to his children amid an ongoing marital dispute. The case, identified as MAT.APP.(F.C.) 215/2022, involved appeals and applications related to custody and visitation filed by

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Child Custody and Visitation Rights

High Court Ruling on Child Custody and Visitation Rights

Court Orders and Custody Arrangements In a recent decision on May 7, 2024, the High Court of Delhi addressed multiple proceedings involving child custody and visitation rights between two parents. The court reviewed a contempt petition and cross-appeals regarding orders previously issued by the Family Court, Dwarka, under Section 26 of the Hindu Marriage Act,

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Kerala High Court Upholds Father's Custody Rights

Father’s Custody Rights Upheld: Kerala High Court Dismisses Custody Petition

Kerala High Court Upholds Father’s Custody Rights In a recent judgment, the Kerala High Court dismissed a custody petition filed by a mother, upholding the father’s custody rights. Here’s a breakdown of the case: Background: The case involved Shamnad A and Huda N, who entered a Talaq Mubarath agreement to dissolve their marriage. The agreement

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Delhi High Court Decides on Child Custody Arrangement

Child Custody Arrangement: Delhi High Court Judgment Analysis

Delhi High Court Decides on Child Custody Arrangement The Delhi High Court recently made a significant decision regarding a child custody arrangement, bringing clarity to parental rights and responsibilities. Let’s delve into the key aspects of this judgment. Background and Key Points The case, MAT.APP.(F.C.) 102/2023, involved an appeal against the judgment and decree passed

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Custody Battle Indian Court Dismisses Appeal, Allows Child to Return to Ukraine

Custody Battle: Indian Court Dismisses Appeal, Allows Child to Return to Ukraine

Background: The case involves a dispute over the custody of a minor child between Akhilesh Kumar Gupta (the appellant) and Ms. Gupta Snizhana Grygorivna (the respondent), who were married in Ukraine and subsequently divorced there. Both children born to them are Ukrainian citizens. Legal Battle: Key Points: Conclusion: The High Court dismissed the appeal, allowing

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Judgment on fair trial

Landmark Decision by Kerala High Court Ensures Fair Trial in Custody Battle

In a significant development, the Kerala High Court delivered a crucial judgment related to a fair trial in OP (FC) No. 12 of 2024 on January 16, 2024. The case involved a custody battle stemming from OP(G&W) 951/2021 in the Family Court, Mavelikkara, where the petitioners sought permanent custody of minor children. Background of the

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New Delhi High Court Decodes Overnight Visitation Rights for Fathers

In a groundbreaking judgment, the Delhi High Court recently ruled on a crucial matter related to overnight visitation rights for fathers, emphasizing the child’s welfare over parental conflicts. The case, registered as MAT.APP.(F.C.) 47/2023, involved an appeal under Section 19 of the Family Courts Act, 1984. Background The legal saga began with the matrimonial disputes

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child custody after mother's death in india

Child Custody After Mother’s Death in India – Landmark Judgment Unveils Legal Insights

Kerala, December 20, 2023: In a significant legal decision, the High Court of Kerala recently delivered a judgment on a child custody case, delving into the complexities arising after the demise of the child’s mother. The case, Mat.Appeal No. 53 of 2017, emerged from an appeal against the Family Court, Mavelikkara’s order, and provides key

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