Shagun Srivastava | Legistify

Shagun Srivastava
Answered on 21 Aug 2019

Your friend is not bound to marry anyone with whom she does not want to marry. If she is an adult they can't force her to marry anyone. Ask her to convince her parents to listen to you and if they still don't listen to her she can go to the police and file an FIR against her parents.Read More

Posted on 20 Aug 2019 | 1 Answer

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Advocate J. Johnson Thangiah
Answered on 18 Aug 2019

You can file a complaint before the concerned police station and it is a fit case for FIR. The Indian Penal Code deals with the crime of false promise to marry a woman.Read More

Posted on 24 Jul 2019 | 1 Answer

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Dhriti Dewan
Answered on 16 Aug 2019

Muslims can legally have more than one wife provided that each such marriage is done according to Muslim Personal Law. According to this it is mandatory that husband should be muslim and wife should either be a muslim or kitabia (christian) at the time of marriage.Read More

Posted on 14 Aug 2019 | 1 Answer

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Aayushi Sang
Answered on 10 Aug 2019

Remarriage that takes place after a previous marital union has ended, as through divorce or widowhood. According to the provision when a marriage has been dissolved by a decree of divorce and either there is no right of appeal against the decree or, if there is such a right of appeal, the time for appealing has expired without an appeal having been presented, or an appeal has been presented but has been dismissed, it shall be lawful for either party to the marriage to marry again. You cannot remarry without obtaining a divorce decree.Read More

Posted on 05 Aug 2019 | 1 Answer

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Dhriti Dewan
Answered on 06 Aug 2019

As per section 494 of Indian Penal Code, Bigamy is an offence. According to the law whoever in the lifetime of existing husband/wife marries someone else, such marriage by reason of its taking place during the lifetime of such husband or wife, should be considered void and should be punished for such offence. The punishment includes imprisonment which may extend to seven years and fine too. You can file a case against your husband through a divorce lawyer, who also holds expertise in criminal law.Read More

Posted on 02 Aug 2019 | 1 Answer

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Dhriti Dewan
Answered on 03 Aug 2019

Contact the women cell of the local police department and lodge a written complaint against your own parents for forced marriage. You can file a complaint for domestic violence under the PWDV Act against any relatives, wherein the Magistrate can pass an ad-interim order restraining the respondents from forced marriage. You can contact the National Commission for Women and lodge a complaint with them. READ: 5 Things to do if You are being Forced into Marriage To proceed further with your case you can consult our experienced family law lawyer in India who can guide you.Read More

Posted on 03 Aug 2019 | 1 Answer

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Shagun Srivastava
Answered on 02 Aug 2019

As a matter of fact, there is no legal obligation on you to marry that guy. I am sure 18+ and you are not bound to marry any person without your free will. It's advisable that talk to your parents and convince them or make them understand your feelings. Still, they do not understand or make you do force marriage you are free to take police department help. READ: 5 Things to do if You are being Forced into Marriage You can consult our experienced family law lawyer in India who will guide and help in your matter.Read More

Posted on 01 Aug 2019 | 1 Answer

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Arshi Noor
Answered on 01 Aug 2019

No, you can't marry a person who didn't get a divorce. Your partner can be prosecuted for committing bigamy because it against the law, and those who engage in bigamy can be subject to criminal and civil penalties. In order for someone to be criminally prosecuted for bigamy it must be shown that: A legal marriage exists between two people, the first marriage was never broken or ended in divorce. Still not satisfied with the information may be our expert family law lawyer in India can help you in your matter.Read More

Posted on 29 Jul 2019 | 1 Answer

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Sakshi Yadav
Answered on 02 Aug 2019

No, it's not mandatory for parents to become a witness in Court Marriage proceeding. Anyone in relation with the Husband and Wife can attend the Court marriage proceeding. For more clarification, you can consult or speak to our top family law lawyer in India who will guide you for the same.Read More

Posted on 01 Aug 2019 | 1 Answer

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Advocate Sandeep Naik
Answered on 30 Jul 2019

Not at all. Debt of husband is not binding on wife, if wife doesn't jointly own the property which was given as security for the loan/debt.Read More

Posted on 26 Jun 2019 | 2 Answers