20 May 2019


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SC Raps Tripura High Court over Dismissing Woman's Plea to Clailm ‘Streedhan’(23.11.2015)

SC has rapped Tripura HC for dismissing plea of woman for 'streedhan' on ground that she lost right over it after judicial separation. The court said .....

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Gujarat HC: High Court Can Quash Domestic Violence Act Complaints like FIRs(30.11.2015)

Gujarat HC has held that HC can quash complaint filed by women against their in-laws under Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005 under .....

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Bombay HC: Woman Can Invoke Domestic Violence Act against Female In-Laws(25.07.2016)

Bombay HC has ruled that a woman can invoke criminal provisions of Domestic Violence Act against female relatives of her husband.

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SC: Any Person Can Now be Tried under Domestic Violence Act(10.10.2016)

Supreme Court has widened scope of Domestic Violence Act by ordering deletion of words “adult male” from it, paving the way for prosecution of women a.....

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Gujarat HC: Property Cannot be Straightway Given to Complainant Under Domestic Violence Act(07.11.2016)

Gujarat High Court has held that a property owned by a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) and any suit property cannot be straightaway given to an aggrieved.....

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Kerala HC: Divorced Women Entitled to Initiate Action under DV Act, 2005(23.11.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that a divorced woman is entitled to initiate proceedings against her ex-husband or former in-laws under Protection of Wome.....

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Karnataka High Court: Husband Can Initiate Proceedings Under DV Act Against Wife(26.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has held that any person, whether male or female, aggrieved and alleging violation of provisions of Domestic Violence Act, can in.....

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Supreme Court: ‘Domestic Relationship’ Necessary to Permit a Party to Occupy ‘Shared Household’(18.07.2017)

Supreme Court has observed that to issue an order under Domestic Violence Act permitting a party to occupy a household, it is necessary that the two p.....

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Karnataka HC: Neglecting To Maintain Wife & Living With Another Woman Amounts to 'Domestic Violence'(11.08.2017)

Karnataka High Court has held that omission of husband in neglecting to maintain the wife and living with another woman amounts ‘economic’ and ‘emotio.....

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Delhi HC: Maintenance Under DV Act Cannot Be Denied Solely Because Grievance Arose in Second Marriage(21.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has set aside a lower Court order, which had denied maintenance to the wife under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 200.....

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Magistrate can Pass Residence Order in DV Act with Regard to Property Situated Outside State: J&K HC(04.02.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has held that a Magistrate can pass 'Residence order' under Domestic Violence Act even with regard to property situated o.....

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Post-Divorce, No Relief Under Domestic Violence Act: Bombay HC(23.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has ruled that a woman cannot seek relief under the Domestic Violence Act against her divorced husband, as after divorce there is no.....

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Bombay HC: Once Divorce Is Granted, Relief Can't Be Sought Under DV Act(25.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has held that once a decree of divorce has been granted, relief cannot be sought by under the Domestic Violence Act.

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