Tagged: Hindu Marriage Act

A collection of all the Judgements of Hindu Marriage Act.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – SIX MONTH COOLING PERIOD IN A DIVORCE BY MUTUAL CONSENT CAN BE WAIVED BY THE FAMILY COURT

Date of Judgement: 12.09.2017:   In the matter of Amardeep Singh vs. Harveen Kaur the question which arose for consideration before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in this appeal was whether the minimum period of six months stipulated under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 for filing of second motion for passing of Decree of divorce on...

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – THE STATEMENTS AND ACTS WHICH CONSTITUTES AN ACT OF CRUELTY FOR SUSTAINING THE CLAIM FOR DIVORCE

Supreme Court of India Date of Judgement: 06.10.2016 FACTS OF THE CASE:- The reason for filing the divorce petition was that the wife had become cruel because of her highly suspicious nature and she used to level absolutely frivolous but serious allegations against Husband regarding his character and more particularly about his extra-marital relationship. Behaviour of the wife made life...

DELHI HIGH COURT – SECTION 24 OF HINDU MARRIAGE ACT – AD-INTERIM MAINTENANCE – WIFE IS ENTITLED TO SAME STANDARD OF LIVING WHICH SHE WAS ENTITLED TO LIVE ALONG WITH HER HUSBAND

Delhi High Court Date of Judgement: 03.03.2015 Hindu Marriage Act 1955 – Section 24 – Ad-interim maintenance – Quantum of – Respondent (Husband) has filed divorce petition seeking dissolution of marriage on the grounds of cruelty and desertion – Respondent (Husband) has not been truthful in revealing his correct income and it is only a false statement made by respondent that...

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – WHETHER THE CONSENT ONCE GIVEN IN A PETITION FOR DIVORCE BY MUTUAL CONSENT CAN BE SUBSEQUENTLY WITHDRAWN BY ONE OF THE PARTIES?

Supreme Court of India Date of Judgement: 18.04.2011 The language employed in Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act is clear. The Court is bound to pass a decree of divorce declaring the marriage of the parties before it to be dissolved with effect from the date of the decree, if the following conditions are met: The second motion by both the parties...