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Child Custody in Karachi Pakistan

Child custody is a matter which is closely related to divorce law and many issues will inevitably be dealt with at the same time as a divorce. However, in many cases parents will come to their own informal arrangements. In any case, an agreement should be reached on the basis of what the parents mutually believe is best for the welfare of the children and, if possible, what their children want.

Child custody law of Pakistan determines who should be responsible for the care and charge of a child, after divorce or separation. In the majority of cases parents opt for joint custody, which enables the child to spend an equal amount of time with each parent. This option also allows both parents to participate in any decision making which may affect the child. However, if parents are unable to amicably decide what living arrangement is best for their child, the courts will decide on their behalf.

If there is a dispute, to reduce the potential stress and legal costs, the next step is mediation, which can be arranged through Child Custody Lawyers. The well trained team of lawyers in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad and Thatta provide best legal services.

If mediation cannot resolve the dispute, the final stage is the courts. Again, in general the decision as to who is awarded custody is based on what is best for the welfare of the child/children.

If you have recently divorced or separated from you partner and want to find out about child custody, how child custody arrangements are made and what you can do in the event of a dispute, you are in the right place to find out. We understand how sensitive child custody issues can be.

However, we have tried to be as frank and objective as possible so it has some use for everyone and allows you to know exactly where you stand.

You can Contact Us for detailed consultation.

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

Regular Website:  https://www.irfanlaw.com

Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad.

 
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E-26, Glass Tower, Clifton
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: +92 321 205 7582

 

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The Lawyers &  Advocates of Law Firm at Thatta are well trained in the Property Law, Criminal Law, Corporate Law, Family & Divorce Law and Civil Litigations.

Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates is a truly law firm, uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today’s world. Our Office at Thatta, caters need of our clients based in Thatta.

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In both established and emerging markets, our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment.

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Karachi, Sindh
PK
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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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Karachi, Sindh
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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
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Child Custody under the Islamic Law in Karachi Pakistan

In the unfortunate event of a divorce in Islam, regardless of who amongst the spouse initiates the divorce, Shariah Law states that all children (male or female) will remain in the custody of the mother until they reach the age of understanding and puberty; and it will be responsibility of the father to provide for the financial upkeep of the children.

Once the children reach the age of understanding, the father has a right to move to Court if he wishes to gain custody of the children.

In this particular case the mother will get the primary custody of the girl (10 years) until she has reached the age of puberty, and if then the father wishes to get primary custody of his daughter, he will have to approach a Court.

The boy of 14 has already reached his age of puberty, thus if the father wishes to gain primary custody of his son, he will have to approach the Court.

You can Contact Us for detailed consultation.

Irfan Mir Halepota, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Telephone: 0321-2057582

Regular Website:  https://www.irfanlaw.com

Law Firm based in Karachi and Islamabad having well experienced Advocates and Lawyers in the fields of Child custody & Family Law.
E-26, Executive Floor, Glass Tower, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: 03212057582

Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad. The Registry of the Supreme Court is also at Karachi.