Family Law is a body of law that regulates and governs relationships that include, marriages, the treatment of children, divorce, and related matters. Family law shares an interest in certain social issues which involve dealing with other areas of law such as Property law or Criminal law. One such issue being, violence that occurs in a family that may take the form of physical or mental violence or the distribution of land and resources in a family.
The various types of matters included under Family law are; Maintenance, Restitution of Conjugal Rights, Validity of Marriages, Divorces, Adoption etc.
Validity of Marriages under the Hindu Marriage Act
Divorce under HMA and SMA:
Maintenance under Hindu and Muslim Law, & under the Domestic Violence Act, 2005:
Spousal Maintenance of Hindus under HMA/HAMA/Domestic Violence Act/Cr.P.C:
Maintenance for Women in Bigamous Marriages/ Non-Marital Intimate Relationships:
Maintenance of Parents and Children in Non Marital Relationships:
Succession And Inheritance:
Uncodified Hindu Law:
Hindu Succession Act, 1956:
Testamentary Succession In Muslim Law: