This work, in two volumes, is the most comprehensive work on the subject covering the various aspects of both codified and uncodified law.
The Volume 1 of the current second edition of this comprehensive work has been thoroughly revised and updated with the latest case laws and statutory updates. The work covers various aspects of both codiﬁed and uncodiﬁed law.
What is new in this edition: ● Chapters on divorce, maintenance and custody have been thoroughly updated. ● Discusses the latest case-law developments in the areas of maintenance of wives, husbands and ildren. ● New cases have been included under various topics su as bigamy, adultery, fraud and coercion. ● Discusses the case laws with instances of awarding custody of ildren to mother, father and even to grandparents. ● Includes the law on Triple Talaq, which has been promulgated as an Ordinance. ● Status of live-in relationships has also been discussed with regard to rights on divorce along with the recent judgements on same-sex relationships. Notable features include: ● Short accessible apters for easy navigation through the book. · Fully updated with latest legislative and case law developments. · All statutory and customary laws have been arranged topicwise and discussed in detail. · Key Cases have been highlighted. Also included are additional learning resources on www.ebcexplorer.com:
Access to important case law as indicated by Case Pilot .
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The work is an ideal teaching and learning tool for students and teachers, and a valuable addition to the literature on the subject.
Volume 2 contains 6 chapters divided into 4 parts pertaining to Joint Hindu Family, Law of Sucession in India, Gifts and Charity and Dispute Resolution. The last chapter on Dispute Resolution is necessarily marked by ' Family Courts Act, 1984-a secular dispute resolving Act in India.'