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Singh & Associates
Instant Talaq or "Triple Talaq" or "Talaq-e-Biddat" is an Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives immediately by uttering the word "talaq" (divorce) three times.
Singh & Associates
In a recent decision of Amardeep Singh vs. Harveen Kaur, the apex court had a chance to interpret the law regarding mandatory ‘cooling off' period ...
Singh & Associates
Muslim Personal Law says that a talaq can either be given by the husband or by the wife. It can also be a mutual divorce.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Through its historic ruling delivered by a five-judge bench in the case of Shayara Bano and Ors v. Union of India on August 22nd 2017, the Supreme Court of India (SC) liberated Muslim women from the perpetual fear of...
Vivek Nasa & Associates
Transfer of cases relating to Matrimonial Disputes from a court situated in a particular state to a court situated in another state, can only be done by the way of Transfer Petition...
Khaitan & Co
The Supreme Court of India in its recent decision held that a benchmark of 25% of the net salary of a husband was held to be a "just and proper" amount as alimony to his former wife.
Singh & Associates
The Hon’ble Supreme Court held that "Where partners lived together for a long spell as husband and wife, a presumption would arise in favour of a valid wedlock."
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