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Legal Services in Karachi Pakistan for Overseas

Legal Services in Karachi Pakistan for Overseas

Recommended Law Firm in Karachi Pakistan by Legal 500
Recommended Law Firm in Karachi Pakistan by Legal 500

OUR LAW FIRM provides Special Legal Services to Overseas Pakistanis, Foreign Nationals and Companies

Our services include but no limited to:

Civil Litigation in Lower Court, High Courts.

Criminal Litigation, Defense and Prosecution

Succession Certificates, Stay Orders

Recovery of Money, Bad Debts, Loans and Mesne Profits

General and Special Power of Attorney

Dissolution of Marriages, Divorce and Khula
International Divorces
Registration of Marriages and Divorces

Drafting of Divorce Agreements
Divorce Effectiveness Certificate
Court Marriage in Pakistan
On Line Marriage in Pakistan

Settlement of Matrimonial Issues
Drafting of Family Settlements
Recovery of Abducted Children
Child Custody and Visitation
Guardianship of Minors Children
Adoption of Children
Legitimacy of Children

Sale, Purchase and Transfer of Property
Legal Management of Property Matters
Recovery of Possession of Properties
Protection of Intellectual Property
Dealing with Cyber-Crimes
Passport and Immigration Offences

Business Set-Up in Pakistan
Registration of Company and Partnership
Legal Management of Business

Import and Export Matters

Excise and Customs Matters

Rent Matters of Properties
Drafting of Legal Documents
Translation of Documents
Research about Pakistani Laws
Legal Advice and Opinion about Pakistani Laws

Irfan Mir Halepaota & Associates has been ranked as one of the top and Best Corporate Law Firms in Pakistan by the Legal 500, HG and other International Directories of Law Firm.

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Law Firm in Pakistan dealing with Civil Litigation, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Family Laws of Pakistan.
E-26, Glass Tower, Clifton
Karachi, Sindh
Phone: +92 321 205 7582

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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 evidence of the witness court allow the permanently custody to anyone. As per law till the age of 7 of male child it is the right of mother to retain the custody of the child and if the ward is female then its age is puberty as prescribed in the Guardian & Wards Act 1890. But this is not final there are so many other grounds which are considered at the time of permanently custody. For example the welfare of the minors, Second Marriage of the mother/father, death of the mother, maintenance of the minors, character of the mother or father, wish of the minors, other female persons in the house of father etc.

2. Temporary Custody
This kind of custody in given under section 12 of the Guardian & Ward Act 1890 by the court to any spouse either father or mother till the decision of the permanently custody case. Generally this kind of custody is given to the mother as she is right of hizanat and under Islamic law the mother has right to get this kind of custody. However father can also applied for this kind of custody and father can also be given on the grounds in the absence of the mother, character, not fall under the hizanat etc.

3. Meeting Custody
It is the right of the parents to meet with the minor. Both father and mother applied for this meeting with the child. If anyone have no custody and court on the ground will unable to handover the permanently custody or during the pending the main permanently custody case, the court can allow any of the parent to meet with the child. Meeting can be held in any place which court consider fit with the consultation of the both parties. Meeting can be held in the court or at the house of the any party, in the office of any counsel and any other suitable place. This meeting can be held after seven days, fifteen days or after one month as the court may think fit and proper. On the different occasion for example on the Eid days or in the vacations, the court can grant the meeting with the minor for more than one day.

4. Legal Custody
Legal custody of a child means having the right and the obligation to make decisions about a child’s upbringing. A parent with legal custody can make decisions about schooling, and medical care, etc. This kind of custody is award by the court after the proper hearing of the case and generally this is got under section 25 of the guardian and Ward Act 1890 and per court decision both the spouses are bound to retain as per court decision. This legal custody can be given for specific period for example for the specific age of the ward.

5. Illegal Custody
If mother or father forcibly get the custody or snatch the custody of the minor without the will and wish of the other party or against the court decision. This is called illegal custody. And the illegal custody can be given back by the court by filing contempt of court, filing habeas Corpus Petition under section 491 in the court and court after recover the minor handover to the party who has legal right for the minor custody.

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Law Firm in Pakistan dealing with Commercial, Intellectual Property and Family Laws of Pakistan.
E-26, Glass Tower, Clifton
Karachi, Sindh
Phone: +92 321 205 7582

About us

Law Firm Programme for Women rights with Support of Pakistan and International Orgnizations

Pro bono services of our Law Firm are well recognized in Pakistan and Internationally. In collaboration with Local and International Organizations, from to time we have started programs for providing legal aid to the deserving persons specially Women and Children as a Sadqa and Zakkat .

In our Legal assistance program we have provide free legal advice to more than 1,000 women and aware them relating to their legal rights.

Furthermore, as a consequence of the legal awareness programmes being conducted, people started approaching office personally, by email and telephone wanting to seek solutions for their problems.

  • Only those cases that concern women will be taken up for Free Legal Consultation
  • It will also cater to those cases that deal with family laws and family affairs
  • All the risks that a woman might confront and the options available to her must be explained to her, if she approaches for her case, leaving the decision making left to her
  • To ensure the security of the rights of the woman while finalizing the conditions in case of compromise
  • To arrange for mediation on the request of the party i.e. to enter into reconciliation process during the case or prior to entering court on the demand of the party
  • Laws should not be wrongly implemented

Provide complete law related and legal Services on Family, Divorce, Khula, Separation, Court Marriage, Child custody, Adoption, Guardianship, Maintenance, Alimony, Dower amount, Dowry articles, Succession Certificate, Letter of administration, Transfer of Property, Estate law, Lease, Sale Deed, Commercial and Business Law, Corporate Law, Registration of firm, partnership and company, trademark, copyright, Civil law suits, Injunctions, Recovery, damages, defamation, High Courts Appeal, Writ Petitions, and heabus Corpus Petitions etc.

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Law Firm based in Karachi having well experienced Advocates and Lawyers in the fields of International Human rights and Women rights Law.
E-26, Glass Tower, Clifton
Karachi, Sindh
Phone: +92 321 205 7582