“The Family Court is not to act as an adjudicatory forum alone but is also to act as a facilitator to secure settlement of disputes. The Family Court ought to adopt a different approach from that adopted in ordinary civil proceedings.”
The Court said that it cannot be concluded that the petitioner’s daughter was abducted against her will and that she was being illegally confined.
The Court said that a person may like or dislike any person, but it does not mean that he may start using derogatory and abusive language for the Prime Minister of the Country and his late mother.
The Patna High Court observed that the daughter wanted to reside with her brother and father and was not comfortable in staying with her mother, thus, the Court upheld the Family Court’s decision of giving the daughter’s custody to her father.
Madras High Court: In a case where a mother administered poison to her daughters and she survived but the daughters died, D.
Gujarat High Court: Ashok Kumar C. Joshi, J., denied granting child custody to father, wherein the mother was alleged to have extra-marital
District Court Appeal (Family Division): Debbie Ong, J., while granting joint custody of a child to mother and father held that the
Chhattisgarh High Court: In a child custody battle, the Division Bench of Goutam Bhaduri and Rajani Dubey, JJ., reiterated the position of
Himachal Pradesh High Court: A Division Bench of Tarlok Singh Chauhan and Satyen Vaidya, JJ. dismissed the petition being devoid merits. The
Bombay High Court: G.S. Kulkarni, J., while addressing another unfortunate case concerning a mother who was ousted from the tenement she owned
Bombay High Court: Expressing that mother and father are equally responsible to equally share the education expenses of the child, Division bench
Allahabad High Court: Dr Yogendra Kumar Srivastava, J., decided an issue with regard to the habeas corpus petition for custody of a
Love and affection of both parents is considered to be the basic human right of a child.
Delhi High Court: Subramonium Prasad, J., while allowing in part the revision petition filed challenging the Family Court’s maintenance order made a
Punjab and Haryana High Court: In a habeas corpus case regarding custody of the child the Bench of Anupinder Singh Grewal, J.,
“Human affairs can never be disposed of by a rubber stamp approach or the application, virtually of mathematical formulae.”
Madhya Pradesh High Court: S.A.Dharmadhikari J., dismissed a writ petition which was filed invoking the jurisdiction of the Court under Article 226
Bombay High Court: The Division Bench of A.S. Chandurkar and N.B. Suryawanshi, JJ., determined the factors in regard to grant of custody of
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Kerala High Court: P. V. Kunhikrishnan, J., addressed a matter wherein a mother uploaded a video on social media wherein she was getting