The memorandum of divorce petition filed by the appellant-husband and the cause title, the High Court doubted the filing of the Vakalatnama signed by the wife

Taking into consideration the memorandum of divorce petition filed by the appellant-husband and the cause title, the High Court doubted the filing of the Vakalatnama signed by the wife with her affidavit and made the following observation:

“If these papers were to be seen in juxtaposition with page No.21 (the memorandum of divorce petition) particularly the cause title, it reveals that the space, punctuation marks (like comma and colon) and underlining used while typing the name of the Court in the cause title are identical

Section 23 of the Hindu Adoptions & Maintenance Act, 1956 (said Act) confers a discretion upon the Court to determine whether any, and if so what, maintenance shall be awarded under the provisions of the said Act

Bombay High Court skc WP-2921-14 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT BOMBAY CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION WRIT PETITION NO. 2921 OF 2014 Om Prakash Puri ..Petitioner versus Nandita Puri ..Respondent Mr. I. A. Sayyed with Ms Pooja Kulkarni for Petitioner. Mr. Ashish Kamath with Mr. Vishal Kanade and Ms Maya …

Dispute over custody of the daughter of the petitioner and the opposite party

In this application under Article 227 of the Constitution of India the main relief prayed for is a direction on the learned Additional District Judge, 1st Court at Alipore requiring him to dispose of the case no. 30 of 2011 under Act VIII of 1890 within a period of two weeks from the date of passing of order by this Court. That proceeding primarily relates to dispute over custody of the daughter of the petitioner and the opposite party. The petitioner has also prayed for an interim order to permit her to visit the child twice in a week as per the arrangement which was directed to be continued by this court in an earlier petition arising out of the same dispute, which was registered as C.O. No. 3036 of 2011. That application was disposed of by this Court on 7th July, 2012.

Complaint under section 12(1) of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2010

This petition seeks invoking of inherent jurisdiction of this Court under section 561-A Cr.P.C. to quash a complaint(application) under section 12(1) of the Jammu and Kashmir Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2010 (for short the Act) filed against the petitioners by the respondent as also the order dated 27.01.2014 passed by the trial Magistrate

What Is Cruelty For Seeking Divorce

The expression cruelty has not been defined in the Act. Cruelty can be physical or mental.

Cruelty which is a ground for dissolution of marriage may be defined as wilful and unjustifiable conduct of such character as to cause danger to life, limb or health, bodily or mental, or as to give rise to a reasonable apprehension of such a danger