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Arshi Noor
Answered on 31 Mar 2020

In Islam, monogamy is the general rule while polygamy is only an exception. The Prophet did not favour polygamy except in exceptional circumstances. According to the Muslim Marriage Law, a man can have up to 4 wives, but a woman can only have one husband at a time. Muslims can legally have more than 1 wife provided that each such marriage is done according to Sharia, which is also known as Muslim Personal Law. Read More

Posted on 03 Mar 2020 | 1 Answer

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Team Legistify
Answered on 31 Mar 2020

You can get married for a second time without divorce from your first wife under the Muslim laws.Read More

Posted on 16 Feb 2020 | 1 Answer

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Arshi Noor
Answered on 28 Mar 2020

Yes no one can force any person for marriage nor even his or her parents it is totally illegalRead More

Posted on 23 Mar 2020 | 1 Answer

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Aditya Dua
Answered on 28 Mar 2020

You can file a complaint in the nearest police office and can consult an expert advocate who can assist you in the further fighting the case for the sameRead More

Posted on 23 Mar 2020 | 2 Answers

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Tanya Mahajan
Answered on 27 Mar 2020

Legally speaking, it depends upon the country where you are residing. In India, bride’s age must be 18 and above, and groom’s should be 21 and above. So, if you are an Indian, you are not eligible.Read More

Posted on 23 Mar 2020 | 1 Answer

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Arshi Noor
Answered on 26 Mar 2020

For Hindus, If you are the paternal cousin for your maternal cousin, your marriage is illegal in most parts of India. For Christians and Muslims, it doesn't matter. You are free to marry any cousins. If you and your cousins belong to different communities, then, under Special Marriage Act, u can marry her. A sapinda relationship be either paternal or maternal. You are not eligible for a Hindu marriage if you marry someone who Is within or has a common ancestor relative within three generations above you on your mother's side of the family Is within or has a common ancestor relative within five generations above you on your father's side of the family While the punishment for marrying someone who is your sapinda is simple imprisonment which may extend to one month, a fine which may extend to one thousand rupees or both, such marriages may be permissible if it is shown that your community/caste/tribe has an established custom or usage allowing marriage between sapindas.Read More

Posted on 24 Mar 2020 | 1 Answer

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Team Legistify
Answered on 22 Mar 2020

You need to call the police and get them to stop your marriage. Read More

Posted on 10 Feb 2020 | 1 Answer

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Sakshi Yadav
Answered on 21 Mar 2020

Section 5(v) of the Hindu Marriage Act has indeed not only laid down merely that the marriage of the parties in Sapinda relationship is void. It lays down that it would only be void unless there was a custom to the contrary. No specific instances of marriages not within the prohibited relationship could be set out.Read More

Posted on 21 Mar 2020 | 1 Answer

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Team Legistify
Answered on 15 Mar 2020

You can approach the local police to get help and stop your forced marriage.Read More

Posted on 30 Jan 2020 | 1 Answer

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Advocate Rajeev Srivastava
Answered on 02 Mar 2020

You can send a legal notice to your wife to live with you then file an RCR petition against your wife for restitution of conjugal right under section 9 of Hindu marriage act. If your wife is ready to live with you then both the parties can file a compromise deed in court wherein mention all the terms and conditions of the compromise. Read More

Posted on 26 Feb 2020 | 1 Answer