Share of widow in Property and inheritance rights of widow

A widow is indeed entitled to a share of the inheritance from the property which belonged to her deceased husband; but she would not be entitled to inherit anything from the property which belongs to her father-in-law, or any other blood relative of her deceased husband, absolutely regardless of whether she has married again or […]

Hindu Divorce and Judicial Separation Law in Pakistan

Hindu Divorce and Judicial Separation Law in Pakistan Judicial   separation.   (1)   Either  party to a marriage,  may present a petition to a court of competent  jurisdiction  for a decree  for judicial  separation on any of the following  grounds; The other party renounced  the Hindu   Religion  and adopted another one;  or He after the solemnization of […]

Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961

The Lawyer is Profession, but the lawyers around the world are called by different names, in Pakistan, India & Bangladesh the Lawyers are Called as Advocate, In England and Wales Lawyers are called as Solicitors and Barristers, In United States of America USA the lawyers are called as Attorneys. Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961, is […]

Child Custody

Types of Child Custody 1. Permanently Custody In this type of custody the minor live permanently with the one spouse either with the father or mother or with any other maternal or paternal relatives. This kind of custody is given the family court concern where the child is living. After the hearing and with the […]

Talaq

Talaq (1) Any man who wishes to divorce his wife shall, as soon as may be after the pronouncement of talaq in any form whatsoever, give the chairman a notice in writing of his having done so, and shall supply a copy thereof to the wife. (2) Whoever, contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) shall […]

Registration of marriage

Registration of marriage (1) Every marriage solemnized under Muslim Law shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance. (2) For the purpose of registration of marriage under this Ordinance, the Union Council shall grant licenses to one or more persons, to be called Nikah Registrars, but in no case shall more than […]

Polygamy

Polygamy (1) No man, during the subsistence of an existing marriage, shall except with the previous permission in writing of the Arbitration Council, contract another marriage, nor shall any such marriage contracted without such permission be registered under this Ordinance. (2) An application for permission under Sub-section (1) shall be submitted to the Chairman in […]

Letter of Administration

Letter of Administration If any person died intestate and left the immoveable property behind him/her then his/her legal heirs can file the for the grant of Letter of Administration in the competent court of law which is either District Judge of High Court under section 278 of the Succession Act 1925. Court grants the Letter […]

Oral Divorce

Oral Divorce In spite of sending the notice under section 7 of Muslim Family Law Ordinance to chairman for the confirmation of the divorce, the oral divorce is effective and binding on the parties. Divorce would not ineffective in Shariah where husband having divorce his wife orally fails to send notice to chairman union council […]