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GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE

Adultery –

Cruelty –

Desertion –

Conversion –

Mental Disorder –

Leprosy –

Venereal Disease –

Renunciation –

Not Heard Alive –

No Resumption of Co-habitation –

First time in Eastern India, a law firm has been introduced to deal with Matrimonial cases only. Our team of lawyers, expert in dealing with matrimonial disputes handle cases under the guidance and supervision of Mr. Debasish Pushilal and Mr. Prithwish Ganguli.

Our range of service with assured quality designed in such a way to fit everyone of the society.

We offer various specialised services that suits NRIs.

Services offered:

  • Mutual Divorce
  • Contested Divorce
  • Annulment of Marriage
  • Judicial Separation
  • Restitution of Conjugal Rights
  • DOmestic Violence Cases
  • Maintenance Case
  • Child Custody
  • 498A etc
  • Recovery of Stridhan Article etc
Our Team: Debasish Pushilal, Prithwish Ganguli, Jayasree Ganguli, Swarupa Karmakar, Prativa Bhattacharya, Soumen Das, Baishakhi Kayal.

The Child Custody

Any of the party may move the Court of the Ld. District Judge of the concerned district for an order for child custody, But in all these cases the welfare of the child is the paramount consideration.

Important provisions of Hindu Minorty and Guardianship Act, 1956S. 6 Natural Guardian of a Hindu Minor ----- The natural guardians of a Hindu mimor, in respect of the minor's person as well as in respect of the minor's property (excluding his or her undivided interest in joint family property) are, ---

a. in the case of a boy or an unmarried girl - the father, and after  him, the mother:

    Provided that the custody of a minor who has not completed the age of five years shall ordinarily be with the mother;

b. in the case of an illegitimate boy or an illegitimate unmarried girl - the mother, and after her , the father;

c. in the case of a married girl the husband;

     Provided that no person shall be entitled to act as the natural guardian of a minor under the provision of this section --

    a. if he has ceased to be a Hindu, or

    b. if he has completely and finally renounced the world by becoming a hermit (vanaprastha) or an ascetic (yati or sanyasi).

Explanation. --- In this section, the expression 'father' and 'mother' do not include a step-father and a step-mother.

S. 13 Welfare of minor to be paramount consideration ---- (1) In the appointment or declaration of any person as guardian of Hindu minor by a Court, the welfare of the minor shall be the paramount consideration.

(2) No person shall be entitled to the guardianship by virtue of the provisions of this Act or of any law relating to guardignship in marriage among Hindus, if the Court is of opinion that his or her guardianship will not be the welfare of the minor.

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