In a clinical dissection of the Domestic Violence Act, 2005, the Karnataka High Court stated that the victims’ grievances such as maintenance or shelter etc., must be addressed with immediacy, which is why the legislation has mandated a specific time frame.
Madras High Court held that the wife is entitled to institute and maintain matrimonial proceedings, DVC proceedings and any other proceedings under the relevant Statutes in Indian Courts having jurisdiction for appropriate reliefs.
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The Maharashtra National Law University is organizing a National Seminar on ‘Changing Contours of Personal Laws’, on March 3-4, 2023, at its
Bombay High Court: In a case where simultaneous maintenance claims were under different enactments, S.G. Mehare, J., held that mere
by Prof. B. Vijayalaxmi*
Madras High Court: The full bench of P.N. Prakash, Teekaa Raman and A.D Jagadish Chandira, JJ. held that the jurisdiction
Madras High Court: In 32 cases regarding domestic violence filed under Section 482 Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC), the full bench
The Court held that application filed by minor under Section 12 of Domestic Violence Act cannot be dismissed on the grounds of maintainability especially when she had attained majority before the date of final order.
Telangana High Court: While allowing the instant petition preferred by the petitioner against the Look Out Circular (‘LOC') issued by
Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling (Maharashtra): In an appeal filed under Section 100 of the Central Goods and Services Tax
Bombay High Court: In a petition filed by Umakant Bondre/ applicant 1 (former father-in-law of respondent 1) challenging the order
by Roma Sangwan†
Allahabad High Court: While dismissing the bail application in case registered under Section 302, 120-B Penal Code, 1860, Sameer Jain, J. held
Karnataka High Court: M Nagaprasanna J. allowed the petition and directed to dispose the application seeking maintenance, within a period of two
Karkardooma Courts, Delhi: In a matter regarding providing maintenance to wife and children, Ramesh Kumar-1, Principal District & Sessions Judge, expressed that
Supreme Court: Refusing to interfere with the Delhi High Court verdict, the bench of MR Shah and BV Nagarathna, JJ has held
Karnataka High Court: M. Nagaprasanna, J. allowed the criminal petition and quashed both the orders by the Magistrate and the Sessions Judge.
Saket Courts, New Delhi: Anuj Agrawal, Additional Sessions Judge –05 while addressing case wherein the maintenance sought by wife, held that, “It
Delhi High Court: Explaining the significance of ‘shared household’ Asha Menon, J., explained that where a residence is clearly a shared household,