The scholarly work provides a comprehensive coverage and in-depth analysis of the subject, covering various aspects of both codified and uncodified law.
The book discusses different facets of Hindu law, namely Hindu marriage law, child marriage, divorce, maintenance law, succession, adoption, guardianship, various key judicial pronouncements including cases on daughter’s right to coparcenary property, Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) and adoption.
Written in a simple and easy to understand language.
Significant amount of case law references further explain every point discussed.
A detailed subject-index has been added for prompt and easy reference.
Table Of Contents:
I. Introduction and Origin II. Sources and Operation III. Joint Family IV. Debts V. Partition and Reunion VI. Impartible Estates VII. The Rule of Damdupat VIII. Benami Transactions IX. Gifts and Wills X. Religious and Charitable Endowments XI. Stridhana XII. Woman’s Estate XIII. Inheritance under the Mitakshara and Dayabhaga Schools before 1956 . 242 XIV. Exclusion from Inheritance and Partition XV. Law as to Illegitimate Children XVI. Marriage XVII. Succession XVIII. Adoption XIX. Maintenance XX. Minority and Guardianship XXI. A Postscript