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Wednesday, January 22, 2020



'Children are first to get affected during a divorce'

January 13, 2020 5:55 pm

Negative outcomes are seen where the children are badmouthed about the other parent, children need a sense of love and security from both parents whether they are together or separated.

Explained: SC's use of extraordinary powers in the Constitution to allow a divorce

December 26, 2019 7:46 pm

Currently, Hindu marriage law does not include "irretrievable breakdown of marriage" as a ground for divorce. However, the apex court in a number of cases has provided the said relief using its extraordinary powers under Article 142 that allow it to do "complete justice".

How parents' divorce can be unsettling for kids

August 27, 2019 2:46 pm

The emotional turmoil that children face when their parents are divorced often results in helplessness, anger, confusion, sadness, guilt and self-blame. While some children engage in self-blame, others might turn that lens outwards and blame one parent.

UK plans to introduce 'no-fault' divorce for first time

April 09, 2019 10:12 pm

Until now, couples have had to prove misconduct such as adultery by one partner or live apart for a fixed period before they could divorce.

Mumbai: Divorced woman moves HC to drop husband’s name from diploma certificate

March 17, 2019 3:16 am

The woman said while the medical council has changed her name in the online records and also promised to issue a duplicate certificate with her maiden name, the institute has rejected her request to change the name on her diploma certificate.

Is your ex-spouse skipping child maintenance payments? Here's what you should know

February 20, 2019 1:54 pm

"Maintenance can be claimed till the child is dependent on the parents, that is, till the time he or she is studying and is not qualified to earn, as long as you present the required proof of the situation before the court," lawyer Rahul Aggarwal told Express Parenting.

Punjab & Haryana HC refuses to grant divorce to Karnal couple separated for 14 years

October 13, 2018 10:02 am

The husband, who is a physician, had applied for divorce in August 2006 on the grounds that insufficient food had given to baratis at the marriage, she had refused to take cold drink during interval of a movie ‘Main Hoon Na'.

On the Loose: Round Two

July 02, 2018 6:23 am

"I have often noticed that people in second marriages are more considerate, and consciously steer clear of repeating old mistakes. However, I am of the opinion that marital history, at least with the same person, repeats itself."

Beware! Divorce can shorten lifespan

May 30, 2018 6:07 pm

Since divorce overall continues to be linked to poorer health, knowing that smoking and exercise may be part of the explanation could help inform interventions for those who've gone through a separation

Thank you SC: 10 year old’s note to judges for resolving parents' marital dispute case

March 10, 2018 7:02 am

The card reads: “God always has something for you: A KEY for every problem, A LIGHT for every shadow, A RELIEF for every sorrow and A PLAN for every tomorrow.”