Tag Archives: Maintenance

Kastoori Devi v/s Chiranji Lal, AIR 1960 ALL 446

Synopsis of the Judgement: The present decision given by the single judge bench of Allahabad High Court concerns itself with an important question under the law. Plaintiff is a wife of the respondent who had married to another woman. He at the primary stage entered into an agreement to pay maintenance to the wife but […]

The consideration for settling family disputes is love and affection, peace and harmony, and satisfaction. [Manali Singhal & Anr Vs. Ravi Singhal & others]

Manali Singhal & Anr Vs. Ravi Singhal & others, AIR 1999 Delhi 156 Before Delhi High Court Bench– Mohd. Shamim, J. Decided on: 1st October 1998. Counsels for plaintiff- Mr. Arun Jaitely, Sr. Adv., Mr.D.N. Goverdhan and Ms. Pinki Anand Counsels for Defendant- Mr. Y.P. Narula and Mr. Kirti Uppal Brief Facts– The wife and husband are […]

[Case-brief] Balfour v Balfour

The present decision is the leading English case law which deals with the difference between legally enforceable agreements and agreements which are domestic in nature. Balfour v Balfour [1919] 2 KB 571 Before the Court of Appeal (Civil Divison) Bench: Warrington LJ, Duke LJ, Atkin LJ. Decided on:25 June 1919 Relevant Acts: Married Women’s Property Act 1882 […]