This book is a comprehensive compilation of Marriage and Divorce laws from various personal laws as well as secular statutes such as Hindu Marriage Act, Divorce Act, Special Marriage Act, etc.
This work contains exhaustive notes, comments and updated case law references on Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Parsi and Special Law of Marriage and Divorce. Topics relating to general principles of Restitution of Conjugal Rights, Desertion, Cruelty, Adultery, Impotency, Alimony, Custody of Children, Bars to Relief, and Divorce within one year of marriage have been thoroughly covered in this book.
Other than the topics mentioned above, Jurisdiction and Matrimonial Home, Injunctions in matrimonial proceedings, Proceedings in Camera, Offences relating to marriage, Precedents, etc. with up-to-date text of Central and State Rules relating to Marriage and Divorce have been revised and updated.
● Contains detailed discussion on contemporary issues such as Same Sex Marriage, Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage, Videoconferencing, Triple Talaq, Rape of minor wife and many more.
● Includes two new chapters on – Live-in Relationship and Domestic Violence.
● Includes 51 appendices of all relevant Central and State Laws relating to Marriage and Divorce.
● Contains model forms of petitions, provide practical guidance on the interpretation and application of these Personal Laws.
This book is meant for practitioners, judges, academicians and all those interested in gathering a thorough knowledge of the subject.
Current Indian Statutes :
This is a self contained book on the subject on all the relevant statutes. Rules of different States are provided in the book, which includes the Rules framed by the various High Courts and the Rules for Registration of marriage by different states. An exhaustive subject index helps to locate the desired information quickly.
All India Reporter :
He (B.P. Beri) has handled the subject, which is more human and of great social importance, in a scholarly manner. Since this book gives information on practically every point relating to marriage and divorce, it would be very useful to lawyers, Judges and students and a valuable addition to their libraries.
Maharashtra Law Journal :
The entire law prevailing in India of marriage and divorce is to be found in one book which is a welcome feature of the book.
Gujarat Law Reporter :
The learned author has in a concise and lucid manner discussed all that has bearing on the question of marriage and divorce.