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“If the girl is not a major and has eloped with a person and expresses fear of life if her custody is given back to her parents, then the Court shall send her to appropriate shelter home where her interest could be best taken care of till she becomes a major.”

orissa high court
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“The delay in lodging FIR in cases of child rape should be taken with much sensitivity and the Courts concerned must judiciously weigh all the surrounding factors which led to such delay as discarding the otherwise meritorious case of the victim merely because there was failure to knock at the portals of justice in a time-bound manner would mean nothing but adding a pinch of salt to the victim’s injury.”

Kerala High Court
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“In a tradition-bound society like ours, particularly in rural areas, it would be quite unsafe to throw out the prosecution case merely on the ground that there was a delay in lodging the FIR.” 

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Gujarat High Court: Ashok Kumar C. Joshi, J., denied granting child custody to father, wherein the mother was alleged to have extra-marital

Bombay High Court
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Bombay High Court: The Division Bench of G.S. Patel and Madhav J. Jamdar, JJ., held that Asif i.e. son has no rights

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District Court Appeal (Family Division): Debbie Ong, J., while granting joint custody of a child to mother and father held that the

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Chhattisgarh High Court: In a child custody battle, the Division Bench of Goutam Bhaduri and Rajani Dubey, JJ., reiterated the position of

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Bombay High Court: Addressing a matter wherein a child’s mother was diagnosed with cancer due to which she started living at her

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Bombay High Court: Vibha Kankanwadi, J., while directing Child Welfare Committee, Jalna to hold an inquiry on an expeditious basis in respect

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Delhi High Court: The Division Bench of Vipin Sanghi and Jasmeet Singh, JJ., expressed that, Kanya Daan is a solemn and pious

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Bombay High Court: Anuja Prabhudessai, J., while addressing a matter of a daughter alleging rape by her father expressed the significance of

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Bombay High Court: Noting in case after case, complaints from senior citizens that their own sons and daughters are harassing them, Division

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Bombay High Court: Expressing that mother and father are equally responsible to equally share the education expenses of the child, Division bench

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Allahabad High Court: Dr Yogendra Kumar Srivastava, J., decided an issue with regard to the habeas corpus petition for custody of a

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Delhi High Court: Expressing that husband must also carry the financial burden of making certain that his children are capable of attaining

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Sikkim High Court: If a father keeps his self-acquired property for the purpose of mortgage, can his sons interfere in the same?

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Love and affection of both parents is considered to be the basic human right of a child.

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Andhra Pradesh High Court: While explaining the law on whether father is obligated to provide maintenance to his daughter irrespective of the

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Supreme Court: The Division Bench of Dr Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud and MR Shah, JJ., modifies the maintenance amount being to a son.

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Delhi High Court: Subramonium Prasad, J., while allowing in part the revision petition filed challenging the Family Court’s maintenance order made a