Legal Literacy

What are Alimony Laws like in India?

Divorce is stressful for everyone. It is a legal way of ending a relationship. It is important that the decision of separation should be justified for both the parties. To support himself or herself after the separation, the spouse is granted some monetary compensation by the financially stronger partner. The compensation paid is called alimony. “Alimony is a monetary aid provided to a financially weaker spouse in order to maintain his/ her standard of living …

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Misuse of Dowry Law

Section 498-A of the Indian Penal Code, Protection of Women against Domestic Violence Act and Dowry Prohibition Act, state the laws which are designed to protect women against dowry harassment and domestic violence. The violence against women across social, economic and cultural sections of the society marks the fundamental importance of these laws. However, over the years, there have been many adverse instances of women misusing these laws to harass their husbands and in-laws to …

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Things You Must Check With A Lawyer While Buying A House

Buying a house of your own is one of the most overwhelming experiences for any person. However, purchase of involves a lots of legal issues. The dream of buying and owning a house can turn into a nightmare if anything goes wrong with the legal processes. This, however, can be easily avoided with little attention and investment in a good lawyer. Below is a list of important things that you must consult your lawyer about, …

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Challenges For A Newbie Lawyer

At the beginning of any profession there are many pre-requirements which need to be fulfilled in order to reach success. A newbie is bound to face many challenges in a field where the senior professionals are already ruling. Especially the legal profession which demands consistent and unbending efforts from a newbie. Many tough yet rewarding challenges are faced. The law college gives knowledge but doesn’t prepare a newbie for practicing before the courts. It takes a …

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Prostitution – Is it a problem?

Prostitution – the practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment. The legal status of prostitution varies from country to country (sometimes from region to region within a given country), ranging from being permissible but unregulated, to an enforced or unenforced crime, or a regulated profession. Every citizen of India has the right to choose the profession according to his own will. And it is very humbly said by many of our senior citizens that ‘work …

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