Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act 1956

19th Feb, 2017

Custody of minor child to be determined by the welfare of the minor #indianlaws

The Supreme Court in the matter titled as Vivek Singh Vs. Romani Singh, Civil Appeal no. 3962/2016 decided on 13th February, 2017 was determining the issue of custody of a minor child. The Court reiterated […]
19th Apr, 2016

Transaction in minor’s name contravening Guardianship Act, 1956 and also without any legal necessity is voidable #indianlaws

Section 7 of the Limitation Act makes it clear that when one of several persons who are jointly entitled to institute a suit or make an application for the execution of the decree and a […]
11th Nov, 2014

Difference between Visitation and Custody of minor child between warring parents

A visitation order means an order establishing the visiting times for a non-custodial parent with his or her children. Although the non-custodial parent is responsible for the care of the child during visits, visitation differs […]
24th Nov, 2013

Sale of Minor’s property cannot be done without obtaining the prior permission of the Court.

In view of the provisions of Section 8(2) of the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956 one cannot mortgage or charge, or transfer by sale, gift of the minor’s property without taking prior permission of […]