Cruelty as a Ground for Divorce under Hindu Law

Through ages, marriages in India are considered an obligatory and sacramental ritual, especially for Hindus. The customs and religious practices were according to the old-age traditions. Marriages are also solemnized following the rituals and ceremonies which are mostly codified by…

Desertion as a ground for Divorce under Hindu Law

According to Hindus, marriage is considered sacred where nuptial knots are tied to bring the souls together whereas a divorce is a judgment from the court ending the marriage when the spouses are not willing to live together. Desertion is…

ADULTERY- A GROUND FOR DIVORCE IN INDIA

If an unrelated person is found along with a young wife, after midnight in her bedroom in actual physical juxtaposition, unless there is some explanation forthcoming for that, which is compatible with an innocent interpretation, the interference, that a court…

CONVERSION OF RELIGION

Another ground under Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act under which divorce can be granted is conversion. If a spouse converts from one religion to another, it gives another spouse matrimonial relief. This conversion should happen through a formal…

RENUNCIATION OF WORLD AND CONVERSION OF RELIGION- GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE

July 22, 2021 Renunciation of world There are various grounds for the dissolution of marriage under Hindu law. A divorce can be granted by a competent court after looking into the valid grounds. Since marriage is a legal relation, getting…

INSANITY BEING ONE OF THE GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE

Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act determines several grounds for divorce based on fault theory and Insanity is one among them. Though there is a strong moral compulsion to pursue the marriage even after a lot of difficulties, when…

PRESUMPTION OF DEATH AS A GROUND FOR DIVORCE

The Courts have traditionally taken the opinion that morality, public policy, and the interests of society require that marriage be surrounded by all protections and that its end be allowed only in the manner prescribed by law. Divorce is not…

Venereal disease as a ground for divorce

The Supreme Court has in a case held that “Either husband or wife can get a divorce, or a person who has suffered from the disease cannot be said to have any right to marry even before marriage, as long…

Dower

What is Mahr / Dower? Muslim law treats marriage not as a sacrament but as civil contract.The sum of money which the husband pays to the wife as consideration on marriage is referred as Dower. It is executed either by…

WILL

                                                    Succession is the process of succeeding or passing of rights of property from one person to another. There are two types of succession in Hindu Law: Intestate succession Testamentary succession Testamentary succession Section 30 of the Hindu Succession Act,…