“Child cannot be used as a pawn to prove allegation of adultery against wife”; SC lays down scope of using DNA profiling in divorce cases
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Supreme Court held that merely because either of the parties have disputed a factum of paternity, it does not mean that the Court should direct DNA test or such other test to resolve the controversy. Only in exceptional and deserving cases, where such a test becomes indispensable to resolve the controversy the Court can direct such test.

Case BriefsHigh Courts

If the prayers of the petitioners in the present petition are not considered favorably, it would create a situation where the respondent already having given up any claims towards the minor child, she would be deprived of the right to be taken care of and maintained by the petitioners, who are more than willing to take care of her needs, being the biological parents of the minor child.”

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On June 14th 2022, a leading newspaper had published an article with the headline “Illegitimate child of cohabiting couple to get assets

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Interesting picks from this week’s legal stories from High Courts to District Courts Alimony Whether husband is entitled to claim alimony under

Case BriefsSupreme Court

“A policy cannot discriminate against a person only on the ground of descent by classifying children of the deceased employee as legitimate and illegitimate and recognizing only the right of legitimate descendant.”

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Case BriefsForeign Courts

Constitutional Court of South Africa: While deciding the constitutional validity of S. 10 of the Births and Deaths Registration Act of 1992,

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Madras High Court: B. Pugalendhi, J., while addressing an issue observed and reiterated the established position of the Supreme Court that, under Section

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Bombay High Court: While deciding the instant custody matter, S.C. Gupte, J., held that as per the provisions of Section 6 of

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: The bench of NV Ramana and MM Shantanagoudar, JJ, on the issue relating to legality of the marriage of a

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Delhi High Court: The Bench of Sunil Gaur, J. upheld the order of the trial court directing DNA testing of the petitioner. DNA