Category Archives: Personal and Property

Drafting and Registering a Will: Analysis and Sample

This article deals with the process involved in drafting and registering a Will with a detailed analysis of the steps involved. It describes the various advantages of writing a Will, including the essential elements, format and the legal procedure, that is the best safeguard against any kind of confusion or disagreements between parties. I. Meaning of a ‘Will’… Read More »

Divorce by Mutual Consent | Step-by-Step

Divorce by Mutual Consent | Overview Divorce by mutual consent – Meaning Statutes governing divorce by mutual consent Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 The Muslim Women (Protection on Divorce) Act, 1986 and Personal Laws The Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872 The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act 1936 The Special Marriage Act, 1954 Step by Step procedure to file for… Read More »

Cheque Bounce: Concept, Rules, Notice, Procedure & Penalty

Cheque Bounce: Concept, Rules, Notice, Procedure & Penalty | Overview Introduction Concept of Cheque bounce What is a Demand Notice? Rule Landmark Judgements. (In Brief) Penalty Procedure and recourses in cases of Cheque Bounce Criminal Proceedings Civil Proceedings Recent Amendments Conclusion A cheque bounce can occur due to various reasons such as inadequate balance, when the validity of… Read More »

What to do after a Hit and Run Accident?

Introduction Section 161 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 defines a Hit and Run accident as “Hit and run motor accident means an accident arising out of the use of a motor vehicle or motor vehicles the identity whereof cannot be ascertained in spite of reasonable efforts for the purpose”[1] Generally, any person involved in an accident is required to stop,… Read More »

Pre-Nuptial Agreement: An Expression Of Adult Autonomy

A Pre-nuptial agreement is a sort of agreement laying out conditions, between future husband and wife, regarding disputes that may arise in the case of dissolution of marriage. About Pre-Nuptial Agreement Black`s law dictionary defines Pre-nuptial Agreement (prenup) as:- “An agreement made before marriage usually to resolve issues of support and property division if the marriage ends in… Read More »

Convyance deed of FreeHold Property

FREEHOLD PROPERTY DEED THIS DEED OF CONVEYANCE is made at ……….. this ……. …. day of …………. between Mr. ‘A’ of ……….. (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Vendor’), of the One Part, and Mr. ‘B’ of …………. (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Purchaser’) of the Other Part., WHEREAS the Vendor is absolutely seized and possessed of or otherwise… Read More »