Judgments – Supreme Court – Fraud and Deceit

What constitutes fraud? When is fraud said to be committed? How do Courts decide on fraudulent cases? How is justice vitiated by fraud? ... You would find answers to these and more such questions ... Read More »

Who is a Settlor in a Trust ?

Settlor is also the Author of the Trust. In more simple words, Settlor is the person who intends to form the Trust. Settlor knows the reason for creation of the Trust, why the Trust is important, what ... Read More »

Supreme Court on Section 20 Negotiable Instruments Act

It is a settled proposition of law that the person who had handed over a blank cheque to another person, gives an authority to fill up the contents therein, as settled in the case titled as Mojj ... Read More »

Loan Repayment: Conditions for appointment of a Receiver

Are you unable to repay a vehicle loan? Is the Bank insisting on claiming possession of your vehicle? Are you aware of procedure the Bank should follow while claiming possession? Has the Bank ... Read More »

Powers of Appellate Court – Appeal against acquittal

The Honorable Supreme Court enumerated general principles regarding powers of Appellate court while dealing with an appeal against an order of acquittal. In Chandrappa & Others vs State of ... Read More »

State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions

Andhra Pradesh State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission ‘Eruvaka’ Building, Kahairatabad, Hyderabad – 500004 Phone: Email: ap-sforum@nic.in Arunachal Pradesh State Consumer Disputes ... Read More »

State Legal Services Authority – India

Andaman & Nicobar State Legal Services Authority Port Blair Andaman & Nicobar Islands India Phone: +91-233137, 200715(WLL), 9434282460 (Mobile) Fax: +91-244083 Andhra Pradesh State ... Read More »

Free Legal Aid to Senior Citizens in Pune

Senior citizens are increasingly becoming victims of harassment in domestic disputes. Major reasons for their exploitation are property and family issues: • Harassment for signature to leave the ... Read More »

Section 18 ::: Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956

Section 18 :    Maintenance of wife (1) Subject to the provisions of this section, a Hindu wife, whether married before or after the commencement of this Act, shall be entitled to be maintained by ... Read More »

Section 19 ::: Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956

Section 19 :    Maintenance of widowed daughter-in-law (1) A Hindu wife, whether married before or after the commencement of this Act, shall be entitled to be maintained after the death of her ... Read More »