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Family Courts Act 1984

Rajesh v. Deepthi

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Family Courts Act, 1984 – Can claim for damages be maintained before the Family Court ? Held, An action for marital tort by one spouse against other squarely falls within the jurisdictional competence of the Family Court. Such a claim can be made either along with the action for divorce or independently by way of a separate suit. 2021 (4) KCC 105 : 2021 (4) KHC 242 : 2021 (4) KLT 455

Jabeen Ihsan v. Noushima Basheer

  • Order

Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – Order XXIII Rule 1 (3) – Withdraw from the suit with liberty to file fresh suit – No permission can be granted if the suit sought to be instituted is in respect of different subject matter – Sub-rule (3) is not intended to permit a plaintiff to withdraw one suit and to institute any suit as he likes. 2021 (4) KCC 1 : 2021 (4) KHC 78 : 2021 (4) KLT 598