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Child born out of irregular marriage is entitled to claim share in father’s property: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that the marriage of a Hindu female with a Muslim male is not a regular or valid marriage, but merely an irregular marriage and any child born out of such marriage is entitled … Continue reading

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Unwed mother can be a guardian of her child: SC

The Supreme Court of India has held that an unwed mother can be appointed as the legal guardian of her child without the consent of the father. “It is thus abundantly clear that the predominant legal thought in different civil … Continue reading

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Apostasy dissolves Muslim marriage: DHC

In an interesting ruling regarding Muslim Personal Law, the Delhi High Court ruled that apostasy of Islam by married Muslim woman does dissolve her marriage and said that Section 4 of Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939 (“Act”) does not … Continue reading

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