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Divorce in a Muslim marriage
AUTHOR: Medha Bhatt
2nd Year, B.A. LL.B.
Student at Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai.

EDITOR: Kaushik Das
Student at National Law University Odisha, Cuttack, Odisha.

Divorce is the legal dissolution of a marriage when the parties, on account of irreconcilable differences, decide to get separated rather than staying together. In Islam, Muslim personal laws (Shariat) regulate divorce. It can be initiated by either of two parties. Under Shariat, there are several forms of divorce, which shall be discussed in the following sections.

Forms of divorce in a Muslim Marriage
Primarily, the dissolution of Marriage in Muslim Law may be categorized into two parts –
·By act of God(Death of either party)
·By act of Parties (Divorce)
Furthermore, the Divorce can be of two types-
·Judicial divorce
·Extrajudicial divorce
The extra judicial divorce can be further subdivided into three types, namely-
1.Divorce by husband- Talaaq, Ila, and Zihar.
2.Divorce by wife- T…
Rules of Inheritance in Muslim Marriages
AUTHOR: KareenaBakhtyarpuri
3rd Year, B.A. LL.B.
Student at Institute of Law, Nirma.
EDITOR: Kaushik Das
Student at National Law University Odisha, Cuttack, Odisha.
In general parlance, inheritance is the practice of passing a person’s property, rights & duties, debts, titles etc. when he dies. However, in terms of law, inheritance exclusively refers to the succession of property of a deceased person to the heirs.
National Law University Odisha

Maintenance of Wife: Hindu Marriage Act
Often, we have seen that the marriages which have been solemnized, at a later stage are broken up due to soured relations. In these instances, the wife and children may become dependent on the Husband after separation, because of their inability to generate enough financial resources. The concept of maintenance takes center stage at this point. Maintenance can be likened to an amount paid by the husband to his wife, which allows the wife or dependent children to fulfill their basic requirements. Maintenance has since a long period of time been recognized in India. Since long according to the tradition of the country, maintenance has been termed as the spiritual duty of the husband to maintain the wife, under the Hindu law. Some people have questioned the process of providing maintenance though as well. They have compared it to the payment of charity to the wife by the husband, but this is further f…