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Maintenace of women under muslim law

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Muslim women who have divorced are positioned differently and apart. Even the application of general law (Section 125 of Cr. P.C.) was contingent upon an individual's status and religion (a Mus...

Understanding the Benefits of Prenuptial Agreements

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Prenuptial agreements, commonly referred to as prenups, are legal contracts created by couples before they marry, outlining the division of assets and financial responsibilities in case of divo...

Hindu Personal Law

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Personal Laws are the regulations that are material to a specific religion in like manner and those regulations which oversee the religion. These can be the custom or the regulation that has be...

Nikaha Halala

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Nikah Halala is a practice observed in certain Muslim communities, particularly in areas where Triple Talaq is legally recognized. In this practice, a woman is required to marry another man, co...

Mediation As A Dispute Resolution Mechanism In Matrimonial Disputes

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The matrimonial disputes are inevitable it can arise due to any reason such as verbal or physical abuse to personal characteristics and behavioral patterns, marital dissatisfaction, extramarita...

An Analysis of Hiba and Its Types under Muslim Law

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According to the Muhammadan Law, a gift, or hiba, is the transfer of a certain amount or of property from one person to another without any kind of exchange; the recipient must accept the prese...

Indian Law on Adultery: A Socio-legal Perspective on the Institution of Family

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This is a narrative review on the topic adultery which considers the socio-legal perspective on the institution of family. The author has laid emphasis on the morality debate of adultery questi...

Concept Of Marriage In Hindu And Mulsim Law

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Marriage, a fundamental social institution, holds vital importance in forming the foundation of social order. In India, the variety of strict and social practices is reflected in the lawful sys...

Waqf: A Corner Stone Of Islamic Social And Economic Endowments

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Waqf, a foundational Islamic charitable institution, dedicates property or assets for religious or charitable purposes in perpetuity. This paper delves into the historical context, legal framew...

Cruelty: A Ground for Dissolution of Marriage and Its Imprint in Criminal Law

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Marriage is a significant aspect of Indian culture and cruelty has always been a topic of concern. In the past, cruelty was not a valid reason for divorce in India. However, after the 1976 amen...