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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 →

Gujarat High Court: Convert’s Don’t Lose Right To Inherit Property Under Hindu Succession Act, 1956

INTRODUCTION Happily, the modern Hindu Law of succession is much simpler law than the old Hindu Law. The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 kays down a uniform law of succession for all the Hindus. Old Hindu law and customary law of… 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 →

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