Daughters and daughter – in – laws are on different footing when it comes to shares they receive on division of property in a family. Devolution of property by inheritance or succession is influenced by personal laws and is governed by various statutes. Position of daughters: Equal right as a son In the case of […]
Category: Family Law
Partition of Property Amongst Family Members
Ever since the beginning of time, the property is deemed to be a mark of high economic status. Numerous displays of family disputes over property in movies and novels, only go on to prove this point. The partition of property amongst family members may be:Contested – In this case, a lawsuit may be filed in […]
It’s all in the Family – Family Law visited!
The Matrimonial Law is another name for The Family Law. This law caters to family matters and domestic relations only. For example, marriage and civil unions, domestic partnerships like adoption and surrogacy; child abuse and child abduction, divorce, property settlements, alimony, child custody and visitation, child support and alimony awards, juvenile adjudication, paternity testing, and […]