Irretrievable breakdown of marriage in the Hindu Marriage Act

The Hindu Marriage Act does not recognise the concept of irretrievable breakdown of marriage. This concept does not allow the parties to prove guilt for divorce, therefore, it gives easy and respectable exit from the matrimonial bonding. In the modern development of social and economic conditions, marriage is no longer an institution. The marriage became a contract between the parties. Some provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act also made the marriage a civil contract between the parties.

Could I get my jewellery and share in the property on divorce

Question asked on: 21/07/2019 Husband drove me away after eight years of marriage. We have a property in which I invested 80% and my jewellery. Also, there was domestic violence. I filed a police complaint. We adopted a baby girl, and they kept the baby. If I file a...

Unrealistic response by wife for RCR notice

Question asked on: 14/07/2019 I have sent an RCR notice to my wife. She has answered that they will arrange for sitting after two months. Until then she will not come to my house. It seems, even though both of us are staying in Bangalore and my kid will be there at...

Wife is threatening to take my flat

Question asked on: 14/07/2019 I am the owner of a flat purchased it before the marriage. My father is the co-owner in that property, and he also paid some amount in the purchase of the flat. The instalments of the EMI is about to complete. My father has relinquished...

Wife without any reasonable cause refuses to live with husband

Sub-section 4 of Section 125 crpc enumerates that if a wife without any reasonable cause refuses to live with her husband, she is not entitled to maintenance. The court before granting an order of maintenance must examine the fact of refusal to live with the husband.

Husband has left me and making demand of dowry

Question asked on: 02/06/2019 I am living separately because my husband has left me. One year has gone, but my husband doesn’t want to give alimony or bear my expenses. He is using my ATM also for his purpose as well as demanding dowry from me. What could I do?...