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India Legal News: Hindu Wife Can Seek Divorce Even if Husband is Foreign Citizen

As per India legal news reports, the Madras High Court has held that the courts in the country have jurisdiction to address matrimonial cases, which involve Hindus and are governed by the Hindu Marriage Act, including those cases where the opposite party is a foreign...

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Hindu Marriage Law: Legal Implications of Desertion as a Ground for Divorce

Desertion is intentional and indefensible abandonment of responsibility towards a spouse. It is a willful abandonment or willful failure to provide for the care, protection or support of a person towards his/her spouse who is in necessitous circumstances. Simply put, legal desertion is a ground...

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