Category Archives: Muslim Law

Muslim Law is the personal law of Muslims and deals with aspects such as marriage, adoption, divorce, succession etc. Our platform provides you with an in-depth understanding of Muslim Law and its basic principles through our well-designed study material.

Major Changes Made To Muslim Law By Legislative Interventions

Read the article on Major Changes Made To Muslim Law By Legislative Interventions by Gayathri S Pillai only on Legal Bites. Introduction Islamic Law is a branch of Muslim theology that gives practical expression to the faith by laying out how a Muslim should conduct himself in accordance with his religion, both toward God and other persons. Legislation……...

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Maintenance To Muslim Women

Maintenance simply refers to the amount or the sum sought by or ordered/agreed to be paid to the dependent. The issue of maintenance to Muslim women is riddled with complexities and controversy. Ashish Agarwal outlines the legal aspects of maintenance under the general law as well as Islamic and Muslim Personal law. I. Introduction – Maintenance To Muslim……...

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Essential Conditions for Muslim Marriage in India

Islamic or Muslim marriage laws in India have been subjected to much scrutiny over the years. This article provides a concise explanation of the Essential Conditions for Muslim Marriage in India. I. Essential Conditions for Muslim Marriage in India Marriage or ‘nikah’ under Muslim law bears much resemblance to a civil contract. Its essential conditions involve: A clear……...

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Islamic Rules of Intestate Succession | Explained

Islamic Rules of Intestate Succession | Overview Introduction to Succession under Islamic Law Principles of Intestate Succession Zav-il-Furuz (Sharers) The Residuraries or Asabah (agnates) The Distant Kindred or Zav-il-Arham The Principles of Intestate Succession comes into place in case a person dies without leaving his will for the distribution of the property owned by him at the time……...

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Doctrine of Radd and Aul: Explanation and Difference

Doctrine of Radd and Aul: Explanation and Difference | Overview Introduction Rules for Determining the Shares of the Heirs Doctrine of Radd Doctrine of ‘Aul’ Differences and Conclusion | Doctrine of Radd and Aul The Right of the Sharers of revert back of the Residue property to the Sharers in absence of the residuary heirs is called as……...

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Maintenance of Muslim Children

Maintenance of Muslim Children | Overview Introduction to Maintenance of Muslim Children Maintenance – Legitimate or Illegitimate Child Duty of Father Right to be maintained by the father when the child is in the custody of the mother Duty of the Mother Duty of the Grand-parents When the right to maintenance ceases Conclusion Islam takes into consideration the……...

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Principles of Inheritance under Muslim Law

Principles of Inheritance under Muslim Law Overview Introduction: Inheritance under Muslim Law Types of Heirs Distribution of Property under Muslim Law General Principles of Inheritance under Muslim Law Summary And Conclusion: Inheritance under Muslim Law Introduction: Inheritance under Muslim Law This Article revolves around analyzing the Principles of inheritance under Muslim Law. The law related to inheritance derives……...

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Concept of Property under Islamic Law

Concept of Property under Islamic Law Overview Introduction Different Schools of Islamic Law Property under Islamic Law (Sharia Law) Concept of Ownership Concept of Possession under Islamic Law Conclusion and Legal Implications Introduction This article ‘Concept of Property under Islamic Law’ revolves around analyzing the concept of property under the different schools of jurisprudence under Islamic Law and……...

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Minor and Guardianship under Muslim Law

This article titled “Minor and Guardianship under Muslim Law” deal with the concept of Minor and Guardianship, the appointment of the guardian and the removal of a guardian. Who is a Minor? This article deals with the concept of Guardianship what it means, the appointment of the guardian and the removal of a guardian. The ‘Urdu’ term for……...

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Judicial Separation under Muslim Law

Marriage, in India, is a sacrament and therefore, we do not let it dissolve that easily. To let a marriage work, the Hindu Marriage Act allows judicial separation, a period during which the husband and wife stay away from each other and check if they can survive alone. This article focuses on judicial separation under Muslim law. Judicial……...

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