Family Law

India is the nation having several religions. The Indian legal system is basically a common law system. But family matters are governed by their respective personal laws. The main marriage law legislation in India applicable to the majority population constituted of Hindus is known as The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.


The Indian Succession Act, 1925, is an act to consolidate the law applicable to intestate and testamentary succession. Likewise The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936, The Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872, The Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act,1937, The Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act,1939, The Muslim Women ( Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 etc. are also there for the marriage and family matters.


The Family Courts Act, 1984 to provide for the establishment of family courts with a view to promote conciliation in and to secure speedy settlement of disputes relating to marriage and family affairs.


A family settlement is an agreement where family members mutually work out how a property should get distributed among themselves. In the conciliation process where a third person, usually a lawyer or a senior family member, helps the family arrive at a mutually acceptable solution to the property dispute.


Barahami Legal Services provides their services for resolving family disputes. We also provide alternative dispute resolutions like arbitration, conciliation and negotiations for family disputes.

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