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Why do you need a death certificate?

Why do you need a death certificate?

Death Certificate is evidence of the death of dead person. it's A legal document issued by the government, which declares the reason for death, location of death, time of death and a few other personal information about the deceased. In India, it’s mandatory to register an individual's death according to the Registration of Births & Deaths Act, 1969 with the concerned government within 21 days of its occurrence. It can be taken either within th... Read More

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What are the laws governing child custody in India?

What are the laws governing child custody in India?

After a marriage breaks down and results in separation of a married couple, the party who suffers the most is the child who is born out of that marriage. While keeping in mind the parents’ right to the custody of a child, Indian law holds the welfare of the child as the most vital factor of consideration when deciding upon who gets the custody of a child who is minor.Factors That Constitute “Welfare” Of A Child:The welfare of the child, bro... Read More

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Application of birth certificate in India

Application of birth certificate in India

The process to apply for a Birth Certificate In India, the process of birth registration is highly centralized and we have a number of registration centres to approach. However, the Registrar General is the highest and the chief authority that coordinates the States. All States have a Chief Registrar and each local registration centre is supervised by Registrars and Sub Registrars. The process involves the following steps:Step 1 Th... Read More

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Importance of Birth Registration in India

Importance of Birth Registration in India

The official and permanent record of the existence of an individual is done through birth registration. Getting a birth registration certificate for your child is really very important to safeguard the right of your child to an official identity and a recognized name. Although, birth registration should be done at the time of the birth of the child, however, if an individual wasn’t registered at the time of birth or there are any rectification ... Read More

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Drafting of will in India

Drafting of will in India

A will is a form of a legal statement made by a person about the way they want their assets to be managed. A will is a crucial document since it legally binds your wish and communicates how your assets must be distributed amongst your close and chosen ones after your death. This binding document ensures that your belongings are not passed on as per the laws of inheritance, which usually vary for different religions, but as per your choosing. Mos... Read More

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Court Marriage procedure in India

Court Marriage procedure in India

In India Court Marriages are solemnized under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. Irrespective of religion, the caste or creed or even the nationality, in India court marriages taking place in front of a marriage officer hold equal value in the eyes of the law.The procedure of entering into a court marriage is as follow:Step 1: Notice of Intended MarriageFirstly, a notice of intended marriage is prepared and drafted in a specified format to marriage ... Read More

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What is a will and how to draft a will?

What is a will and how to draft a will?

With death being as certain as life is, a will is a crucial document to distribute one’s assets after death. A will can serve as a legal document that decides the flow of assets from the deceased to his/her successors. Thus a will can do away with confusions and disputes involved in succession.The laws regarding the succession of property through modes such intestate succession as well as testamentary succession i.e. will is provided under the ... Read More

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Complete guide on the special marriage act 1954

Complete guide on the special marriage act 1954

Marriage is one of the most sacred and omnipresent social institutions in India. It serves as a crucial milestone in an individual’s life that legitimizes offspring and provides an individual with emotional as well as social support.Marriages in India are governed by various laws and custom depending upon the religion and/or sect of the parties. One of the most widely spread laws that govern marriages in India is the Special Marriage Act, 1954W... Read More

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Complete Guide on Hindu Marriage Act

Complete Guide on Hindu Marriage Act

India is a country with a vast record of history. It includes the rules and rulers of diverse religious and cultural backgrounds. The customs and usages from these religions have passed down from ages and making India a land of diversity. Since people hold their religions to their hearts, India recognises these in the form of personal laws hat govern the people of that religion.The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 is one such legislation that recognises ... Read More

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Procedure for Marriage Registration

Procedure for Marriage Registration

A marriage can be a tiresome and tedious event, but it is also a social institution that legitimizes offspring and legally binds two individuals as each other’s wedded partners. Registration of a marriage can prove to be vital in protecting the legal rights of women and children in a marriage. In fact the importance of marriage registration is so much that the Supreme Court has made it compulsory register a marriage. Registration of mar... Read More

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How do I get a birth certificate in Andhra Pradesh?

How do I get a birth certificate in Andhra Pradesh?

Birth certificate is a document of identity issued by a state government that records the birth details of a person. The document registers the name, gender, date and place of birth, parent’s name and residential address of a person. All citizens born in Andhra Pradesh are eligible to apply for an Andhra Pradesh birth certificate. Once obtained, the certificate is valid for lifetime.Birth registration is a permanent and official record of... Read More

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How do I get custody of my child after a divorce?

How do I get custody of my child after a divorce?

If divorce is inevitable, bitter battles cannot be the option to settle issues of child custody and access. Custody of a child, when parents divorce, only implies as to who the child will physically reside with. Both parents continue to be natural guardians. Over the years, there is a shift from custody and access being the 'right of a parent' to being the 'right of a child'.The custodial parent will be the primary caretaker responsible for ... Read More

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How do girls misuse women protection laws in India and around the world?

How do girls misuse women protection laws in India and around the world?

Indian court rules that men need protection from women making unsubstantiated domestic harassment claims.Misusing of 498a is the menace which has ruined lives of many. The case for dowry and domestic violence have increased and women have even misused it just for the sake of money.Men are arrested without strong evidence. The law made to save lives have killed many lives. They are not heard, they are not treated well, etc.Some of the ways a... Read More

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What measures have to be taken to protect women?

What measures have to be taken to protect women?

Violence against women, happens every day. The goal of individual women should be to get out of comfort zone and play in an immortal way to break the perception of the men’s dominating world. At this point, I think it is still men dominating the world, it doesn’t matter how much we talk about freedom to women but what really matters, is the action of the individual living here. Some steps that could be taken are:-We need the availa... Read More

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Is the parents signature needed for a registered marriage?

Is the parents signature needed for a registered marriage?

No. A couple can go for registered marriage in India provided they both are adults (as per legal marriage age), and produce the required documents (birth proof, address proof, ID proof, photos, etc.)Court marriage procedure is common across India. It is made possible — and subsequently governed by — the Special Marriage Act, 1954, which provides for marriage by civil ceremony between parties belonging to different religions. Even part... Read More

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What is the procedure and timeline to apply for a tatkal marriage certificate in Delhi?

What is the procedure and timeline to apply for a tatkal marriage certificate in Delhi?

The perspectives and views within our society are ever changing in nature and amidst this constant change there are certain foundational institutions of our society that remain intact. Marriage is a legally and socially sanctioned union, usually between a man and a woman, that is regulated by laws, rules, customs, beliefs, and attitudes that prescribe the rights and duties of the partners and accords legal status to their offspring, if any. It is... Read More

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Is marriage registration in India is compulsory?

Is marriage registration in India is compulsory?

Article 16(2) of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) recommended the signatory nations to adopt compulsory registration of marriages, though India in its declaratory statement appraised: ”It is not practical in a vast country like India with its variety of customs, religions, and level of literacy’ and has expressed reservation to this very clause to make registration of marriage compulsory... Read More

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A Guide to step by step registration of marriage

A Guide to step by step registration of marriage

A marriage certificate is a legal document that serves as an evidence of a valid marriage that has taken place between a bride and a groom. Marriage registration in Delhi can turn out to be a simple and easy task if you know the correct procedure.A marriage which has already been solemnized can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. The Hindu Marriage Act is applicable in cases where bot... Read More

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