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Wills ,   Format ,   Intestate ,   Executor ,   Beneficiary ,   Legal

Introduction

In India the laws of will are generally covered by the Indian Succession Act, 1925. However, this Act does not apply to Muslims because the succession act of Muslims is largely governed by their personal laws. This means that the law of will provided in the Indian Succession Act,...

By Garima Singh August 04, 2016
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Adoption ,   Procedure ,   Documents required ,   Legal

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In India the adoption procedure is governed by various statutes and guidelines provided by the Central government. These statues and guidelines have extensive provisions covering precise and clear definition of adoption, who can be adopted, who can adopt to the rights of the adopted...

By Garima Singh August 04, 2016
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Inter-religion marriage ,   special marriage ,   Procedure ,   Consequences of Special Marriage ,   Legal

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In the present scenario a person has a choice to marry within his own religion, community or caste or to marry with a person of another religion, community or caste. The former form of marriage is governed by the ‘personal laws’ or Special Marriage Act, 1954 if the couple desires...

By Garima Singh August 04, 2016
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Indian Constitution ,   Writ Petition ,   Article 32 ,   Article 226 ,   Types of Writs ,   Legal

Introduction

Our Constitution is the longest constitution in the world. It has provided several rights to its citizens and non-citizens and one of most notable feature is that our constitution provides for various remedies to enforce our basic rights.

A person whose rights have been infringed by...

By Garima Singh August 04, 2016
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Family Courts ,   Matrimonial issues ,   Custody cases ,   alimony ,   Legal

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Marriage is an institution which is considered as sacred in India. But with the changing times marriage has become a subject of great judicial scrutiny. Before 1984 all family matters were seen by ordinary civil court judges who used to deal with matters like recovery of money or...

By Garima Singh August 04, 2016
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NGO ,   Society ,   Trust ,   Non-Profit Company ,   Registration of NGO ,   Management ,   Legal

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The World Bank defines NGO as private organizations that pursue activities to relieve the suffering, promote the interests of the poor, protect the environment, provide basic social services, or undertake community development. An NGO in India is classified into three forms:


  • As a...

By Garima Singh August 04, 2016
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labour law ,   startups ,   labour law exemptions for startups ,   startups in India

By Atrayee De, Lawfarm Intern-

An Introduction to Startups in India

A startup can be defined as an entity, incorporated or registered in India not prior to five years, with an annual turnover not exceeding INR 25 crore in any preceding financial year, working towards innovation, development,...

By Lawfarm Team July 30, 2016
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