Category: Family Law

Illegitimacy under Hindu Law

Illegitimate means “something which is contrary to law”. Illegitimate children as understood are those children who are not born out of a lawful wedlock. Not just the society but even the law has discriminated against them in many ways. However, with the emergence of a group of people in the society who are rational and liberal in their outlook and do not consider illegitimacy as a stigma, the laws are also being amended accordingly.

No Fault Theory Of Divorce

-Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU Introduction Under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 both the husband and the wife have been given a right to get their marriage dissolved by a decree of divorce on more than one grounds specifically enumerated in Section 13. Some of the grounds initially inserted were substituted and some more grounds came to […]