Asian Wedding Dowry Claims. Did the bride have a dowry together with her?

Asian Wedding Dowry Claims. Did the bride have a dowry together with her?

Whenever Asian marriages digest there was inevitably a claim by the spouse for the return of her ‘Dowry’ We at Lovell Chohan have considerable experience with working with these claims and put down below is some basic information regarding dowry claims within ancillary relief procedures and or perhaps underneath the Married Women’s Act.

The Hindu Succession Act in 1956

Before the passage through of the Hindu Succession Act in 1956 a child enjoyed no legal rights of inheritance inside her father’s property in the case of him dying intestate for him to make express provision under a will (this was rarely done due to illiteracy) although it was permissible. Continue reading „Asian Wedding Dowry Claims. Did the bride have a dowry together with her?“