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Dying Declaration

A dying declaration is a statement made by a declarant, who is unavailable to testify in court (typically because of the declarant’s death/illness), who made the statement under a belief of certain or impending death. The statement must also relate… Continue Reading →

MAHR v. DOWRY

What is Mahr?  In Islam, a Mahr is a mandatory required amount of money or possessions, paid by the groom to the bride at the time of the marriage, for her exclusive use. It is also known as dower. The… Continue Reading →

Delhi High Court: Maintenance Tribaunal Is Empowered To Pass An Order For Eviction If Parents Are Ill-Treated

INTRODUCTION In today’s world, the one person, one loves the most, is his parents. We as Indians are always taught by our teachers in schools that our parents are our God and we should look after them when they start… Continue Reading →

Exploring Mediation

Is going to court the best way out for any legal matter? Or, is there a better alternative? And how will the legal industry look like in the next 5 years? Let’s find out in this special feature where Prerna… Continue Reading →

A Court Case that would have been ‘Better Served’ by Mediation

An anecdote, typical of today’s norm in a random conflict scenario: A potential client contacted me for assistance in a matter she needed to respond to in a small claims court. I told her I was not an attorney. She… Continue Reading →

Mediation – A primary mode of Dispute Resolution

    Mediation is a party – centric and structured negotiation process where a neutral third party assists the parties in amicably resolving their dispute by using specialized communication and negotiation techniques. Mediation is also voluntary. The parties preserve the… Continue Reading →

Why going to Panchayats may be better than going to Courts

We all know that there is a stark divide in India – in the way in which cities work, and the way in which rural areas run. On one hand is the ‘urbanized’ culture spread across various cities and metros… Continue Reading →

No Love Lost When Problems Are Mediated

Wherever there are two or more parties involved with a common interest, there is always a potential for a situation where a dispute may arise. Whether it is a business relationship or something as amicable as friendship or even love…. Continue Reading →

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