Divorce & Family Law 2

CHILD CUSTODY2

By far the most complex, difficult, challenging and important issue during divorce proceedings is that of child custody. It is often the case that children of any age are exposed to pain and suffering that is no fault of theirs. In almost all…

JUDICIAL SEPERATION

Judicial separation is, in many cases, a part of the process towards divorce. Section 10 of the Hindu Marriage Act states the grounds under which judicial separation can be ordered. These grounds are similar in their nature to the grounds under which divorce…

Contested Divorce

The contested divorce is the type in which the spouses cannot arrive at an agreement on one or more key issues in order to conclusively terminate their marriage. When spouses cannot arrive at an agreement, even with the assistance of their legal counsel…

MUTUAL CONSENT DIVORCE

Uncontested divorces are often referred to as simple divorces. An uncontested divorce occurs when the couple agrees on all issues required to conclusively and effectively terminate their marriage, leaving nothing of consequence that is disputed or unresolved. This type of agreement is not…

NRI Divorce SERVICES

Non-resident Indians, Indian citizens who have either settled abroad or are temporarily abroad on work permits, involved in matrimonial difficulty can face particular difficulties when confronted with complex issues such as divorce, annulment of marriage, child custody and other legal proceedings.

DIVORCE MAINTENANCE

Maintenance is an important part of all matrimonial proceedings. An application for maintenance is filed by a spouse who does not have the means in which to support themselves and, thus, requires maintenance. Maintenance is divided in to two parts, specifically: 1) Interim…

MEDIATION & COUNSELLING

It is well known that matrimonial disputes have a large effect on the emotions, mental health, egos and feelings of the parties involved. Human nature is unfortunately difficult to predict. Accordingly, it can be difficult to see that, on occasions, we may not…

ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE

A party can seek annulment of his or her marriage by lodging a petition. There are a number of circumstances under which such a petition can be lodged, which we have expertise in. Once the petitioning party is successful in proving his or…

498A ALLIED CRIMINAL CODE PROCEEDINGS

Matrimonial proceedings are currently not confined to the civil and family law jurisdiction. In many cases, where cruelty or harm is caused to a wife by a husband or relative in relation to dowry demands, under section 498A if the Indian Penal code…

Restitution of Conjugal Rights

Restitution of conjugal rights is a remedy available to spouses that can be ordered by the Courts. Spouses can seek orders made by the Court, in situations where a spouse has left the company of the other spouse, for the restitution of conjugal…