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Transwoman Also a Bride Under Hindu Marriage Act: Madras HC(24.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that as per Hindu Marriage Act, a transsexual is also a "bride" and the term would not necessarily refer only to a woman.

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Transwoman Also a Bride Under Hindu Marriage Act: Madras HC(24.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that as per Hindu Marriage Act, a transsexual is also a "bride" and the term would not necessarily refer only to a woman.

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Pat. HC: Child Custody Matters Can be Altered With Respect to Needs of Child Under Sec. 26 of HMA(18.05.2023)

Patna High Court while observing that child custody matters can be altered keeping in mind needs of child, has stated that under Section 26 of Hindu M.....

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Allahabad HC: Matrimonial Case Cannot Be Transferred On Ground of Distance/ Financial Stress(30.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that once an application under Section 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 has been allowed and uninterrupted litigation .....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Matrimonial Case, Matrimonial Dispute, Transfer Application, Section 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955



MP HC: Condition of Living in Separation for One Year Can't be Waived(31.03.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that one year period of living separately is a must for filing of an application for divorce by mutual consent unde.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, mutual consent, divorce, Section 13B(1) of the Hindu Marriage Act



All. HC: First Wife Can File Appln U/S 11 of HMA to Declare Husband's 2nd Marriage as Null and Void(01.08.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that first wife is entitled to file a case under sections 11 & 17 of the Hindu Marriage Act (HMA), 1955, for declaring h.....

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Kerala High Court: Wife Paying Maintenance to Able Bodied Husband Would Promote “Idleness”(22.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has quashed a husband’s claim for maintenance, observing that maintenance under Section 24 of Hindu Marriage Act is to be paid to hu.....

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Delhi HC: Denial of Conjugal Relationship Ground for Divorce But Not Exceptional Hardship(19.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that although denial of conjugal relationship is a ground for divorce and equivalent to cruelty, the same cannot be said.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, conjugal relationship, divorce, cruelty, Section 14 of the Hindu Marriage Act 1955



SC Overrules Mad. HC Judgment Which Declared Self-Respect Marriages are Not Valid Under HMA(29.08.2023)

Supreme Court while overruling Madras HC judgment (MANU/TN/2068/2014) declaring self-marriage system as per Section 7A inserted in Hindu Marriage Act .....

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Bom HC: Strata of Society Relevant While Deciding Cruelty by Wife Making Unsubstantiated Allegations(14.09.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that while considering the conduct of wife making unsubstantiated allegations, in context of ‘cruelty’ as contemplated unde.....

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Bom. HC: Epilepsy Not a Ground to Seek Divorce(27.09.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that the condition of “epilepsy” is neither an incurable disease nor can it be considered a mental disorder or a psychopath.....

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Delhi HC: Husband & Wife Two Pillars of Family, Whole House Crashes Down if One Gets Weak(03.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has upheld an order passed by the Family Court allowing divorce in favour of the wife under section 13(1)(ia) of the Hindu Marriage A.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Family Court, Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, section 13(1)(ia), Mental cruelty



P&H HC: Small Distance is Not a Reason to Transfer Matrimonial Suit(06.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that distance of sixty kilometers is small and therefore not an overwhelming reason for the Court to order the .....

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Karnataka HC: Wife Leveling Unsubstantiated Allegations of Husband Being Impotent Amounts to Cruelty(17.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a wife calling her husband an impotent without legally substantiating the same by itself would amount to cruelty wi.....

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Rajasthan HC Sets Aside Family Court's Order Refusing To Waive 6 Months Cooling-Off Period(16.05.2022)

Rajasthan High Court held that a family court had committed illegality in rejecting the divorce application for waiving cooling -off six months' perio.....

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Bombay High Court: Illegitimate Child Entitled to Benefits u/s 16 of Hindu Marriage Act(13.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has ruled that benefit of Section 16 of Hindu Marriage Act is available to an illegitimate child, who is born to parents who have un.....

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FAMILY - Kerala HC: Divorce Petition Can Be Filed Through Power Of Attorney(25.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has ruled that a petition seeking divorce under Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act can be filed through a power of attorney.

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Delhi HC: Wife Openly Calling Husband Impotent Amounts To Mental Cruelty(26.03.2024)

Delhi High Court while granting divorce to a husband on the grounds of cruelty u/s 13 (1)(ia) of the Hindu Marriage Act,1955 has said that being openl.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Hindu Marriage Act,1955, Section 13 (1)(ia)



FAMILY - President Gives Assent to Law Which Removes Leprosy as Ground for Divorce(22.02.2019)

President has given assent to a bill, already passed by parliament, removing leprosy as a ground for divorce under five personal laws including the Hi.....

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FAMILY - President Gives Assent to Law which Removes Leprosy as Ground for Divorce(22.02.2019)

President has given assent to a bill, already passed by parliament, removing leprosy as a ground for divorce under five personal laws including the Hi.....

Tags : President, Leprosy as Ground for Divorce, Hindu Marriage Act



SC: Appropriate Rites and Ceremonies Need to be Performed to Make a Hindu Marriage Valid(01.05.2024)

SC has observed that where a Hindu marriage is not performed according to applicable rites/ceremonies such as saptapadi when included, the marriage wi.....

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Guj. HC: Time Limit To File Appeal Is 90 Days in Matrimonial Dispute Under Hindu Marriage Act(24.01.2023)

Gujarat High Court has reiterated that the time limit for filing an appeal challenging a judgment or order of Family Court arising out of a matrimonia.....

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