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Discover Landmark Judgments in Family Law

Welcome to a comprehensive collection of landmark judgments that have shaped the landscape of Family Law. Our curated selection delves into pivotal cases that have influenced legal precedents and redefined the dynamics of familial relationships.

Unveiling Legal Evolution:
Each judgment is a testament to the evolving nature of Family Law. From groundbreaking decisions on marriage, divorce, child custody, alimony, to inheritance rights – these cases have left an indelible mark on how we perceive and practice family matters.

Insights Beyond Precedents:
Explore the narratives behind these judgments. Understand the circumstances, arguments, and judicial wisdom that led to their verdicts. Gain insights into the legal reasoning that has set benchmarks for resolving intricate familial disputes.

Empowering Knowledge:
Our compilation aims to empower legal professionals, students, and anyone interested in Family Law with a deeper understanding of its nuances. By studying these landmark judgments, you gain a sharper perspective on the delicate balance between tradition, justice, and societal evolution.

Guiding the Future:
As we step into an era of progressive legal reforms, these judgments continue to guide us. They inspire debates, reforms, and discussions that mold Family Law to reflect the changing needs of our society.

Your Key to Legal Milestones:
This webpage stands as your key to unlocking legal milestones that have impacted Family Law. Whether you seek to expand your legal knowledge or simply wish to explore the fascinating stories behind these judgments, we invite you to embark on this enlightening journey.

Step into the realm of legal evolution – explore the cornerstone judgments that have shaped Family Law as we know it today.

Delhi High Court's Decision on Delay

High Court of Delhi Condones Delay and Sets Timelines for Family Court Proceedings

Delhi High Court’s Decision on Delay On July 11, 2024, the High Court of Delhi delivered a significant judgment in the case MAT.APP.(F.C.) 213/2024. The case involved an appeal against a Family Court decision at Patiala House Court, New Delhi, delivered on April 30, 2024. The High Court judges, Justice Rajiv Shakdher and Justice Tara […]

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Section 125 CrPC Applies to All Married Women, Including Muslim: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India, in its judgment on July 10, 2024, addressed significant issues concerning maintenance rights for Muslim women. The judgment was delivered in the Criminal Appeal No. 2842 of 2024, arising from Special Leave Petition (Crl.) No. 1614 of 2024, involving the appellant Mohd. Abdul Samad and the State of Telangana. Applicability

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Kerala High Court Denies Divorce Petition Citing Lack of Evidence of Cruelty

Kerala High Court Denies Divorce Petition Citing Lack of Evidence of Cruelty

Kerala High Court Denies Divorce Petition Citing Lack of Evidence of Cruelty The Kerala High Court at Ernakulam, presided by Justices Anil K. Narendran and G. Girish, recently delivered a judgment on Mat.Appeal No.129 of 2016, dismissing a divorce petition filed by a husband against his wife. The husband sought dissolution of marriage on grounds

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Gold Ornaments Dispute in Divorce Case

Court Rules on Gold Ornaments Dispute in Divorce Case

High Court Dismisses Petition Over Gold Ornaments in Divorce Case In a recent judgment by the High Court of Kerala at Ernakulam, a dispute over gold ornaments in a divorce case was addressed. The case involved a petitioner who sought the return of gold ornaments, money, and maintenance from her husband. The couple was married

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High Court Orders Maintenance Payments in Family Court Dispute

Court Upholds Family Court’s Maintenance Order The Kerala High Court, led by Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan V and Justice P.M. Manoj, has dismissed a petition challenging the Family Court’s order for interim maintenance. The petitioner, a father, was ordered to pay Rs. 20,000 per month for each of his two minor children starting from December 19,

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High Court Rules Family Court Jurisdiction in Property Dispute

Court’s Decision Upholds Family Court’s Authority In a recent ruling, the High Court of Kerala at Ernakulam upheld the jurisdiction of the Family Court in a complex property dispute arising out of a marital relationship. The judgment, delivered by Honourable Mrs. Justice Anu Sivaraman and Honourable Mr. Justice C. Pratheep Kumar, addressed the maintainability of

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Kerala High Court Dismisses Petition in Family Court Dispute

Court Rejects Request for Release of Security Deposit Kerala High Court Decision On March 20, 2024, the Kerala High Court dismissed a petition involving a family dispute over the release of a security deposit. The case was presided over by Justice Anu Sivaraman and Justice C. Pratheep Kumar. The petitioner sought the release of Rs.

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Kerala High Court Clarifies Limitation Period for Property Delivery Applications

Court Rules on Limitation Period for Property Delivery in Kerala

Kerala High Court Clarifies Limitation Period for Property Delivery Applications A significant legal judgment from the High Court of Kerala was delivered by the Honourable Mrs. Justice Anu Sivaraman and the Honourable Mr. Justice C. Pratheep Kumar on March 19, 2024. This case revolves around the execution of a compromise decree related to the realization

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Kerala High Court Upholds Family Court Decision in Property Dispute

Overview of the Case IOn March 15, 2024, the Kerala High Court in Ernakulam, led by Justice Anu Sivaram and Justice C. Pratheep Kumar, reviewed a petition challenging a Family Court decision regarding a property dispute. The petitioner sought a declaration that a sale deed executed in favor of the respondents was invalid and requested

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Karnataka High Court Reduces Maintenance Order in Family Court Case

Overview of the Case On March 20, 2024, the Karnataka High Court in Bengaluru, led by Hon’ble Justice Lalitha Kanneganti, reviewed a case involving a husband’s petition against a Family Court order. The Family Court had directed the husband to pay maintenance to his wife under Section 125 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cr.P.C.). The

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