Family disputes are increasing in Pakistan day by day. Family law is the area of law that deals with marriage, divorce, custody of minors, child maintenance, and scheduled meeting with minors as well as many other disputes that come up when you get married, have children, and get divorced perchance. Other important disputes pertaining to Family law include child adoptions, guardianship, and domestic violence. Durrani Law has the best family lawyers in Lahore and is widely famous for its approach to cater to the family disputes of its clients.
We at Durrani Associates being the Best family lawyers in Lahore have successfully dealt with the following legal disputes:
PROCEDURE OF KHULA IN PAKISTAN
if the wife is not willing to live with her husband and wishes to dissolve the marriage she can file a Suit for Dissolution of Marriage on Principle of Khula in the Court of Law having competent jurisdiction. It is an Islamic right available to the Wife to seek dissolution of her marriage in case if the husband refuses to divorce her.
Nowadays procedure of filing khula in court is simplified. All a Wife needs to do is to hire a competent lawyer and provide him with all details and documents necessary for preparing a case. If the Wife does not possess the Marriage Certificate (Nikah Nama), she can still file a Khula with an Affidavit whilst confirming the date of marriage and the fact that the Marriage Certificate (Nikah Nama) is in the custody of Husband or any third person as the case may be. After the case is filed, the Wife along with a witness will submit oral as well as written evidence in court if applicable, after which the Court announces Khula in favor of the Wife. The decision of the family court pronouncing Khula is called the Khula Decree. The khula proceedings may take up to 1-2 months maximum.
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MAINTENANCE LAW IN PAKISTAN FOR WIFE
Law requires the husband to maintain and afford the expenses of his Wife. The wife is entitled to maintenance from her husband from the time of marriage/ wedlock till the time she is officially divorced by her husband. In case of failure of the husband to maintain his wife, maintenance claim is filed in the Family Court, which determines the amount of maintenance payable from the date of default and consequently renders final judgment against the husband. If the Husband still fails to pay maintenance as determined, the court issue non-bailable warrants after which the Husband is arrested. The Husband cannot wriggle out of his obligation by taking a plea of the Wife’s wealth or on the ground that he is unemployed or he has limited income as an excuse for eloping out of his obligation to providing maintenance to his wife.
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MAINTENANCE LAW IN PAKISTAN FOR CHILDREN
Family laws of Pakistan impose strict legal obligations over the father to maintain his children. Father is required to maintain them till; in case of Boy till he attains 18 years of age, whereas in case of Girl till she finally gets married. In case of default in paying maintenance to children, a Suit for maintenance is filed in the Family Court against the father. Family Court determines the amount of maintenance payable to children from the date of default and consequently renders final judgment against the father to maintain children per month. Additionally, the Family court also fixes the annual increase in maintenance. Law requires a 10% increment per annum in the maintenance fixed by the court payable to children. If Father still fails to pay maintenance as determined by the court, his assets are attached by the court and are auctioned to recover the arrears. In absence of assets owned by the father, the court can also issue non-bailable warrants after which Father can be arrested. Father cannot, therefore, excuse from paying the maintenance to children on the plea that he is unemployed or he has limited income. However, if the father genuinely does not have any source of income and is unemployed, the obligation to maintain the children is shifted upon the grandfather to pay the maintenance of the children.
We at Durrani Law are the best family lawyers in Lahore. We know the sensitivity of such disputes and handle your family law dispute swiftly and effectively. Top family lawyers in Lahore available at Durrani Law are fully equipped and aware of day-to-day reforms and updates in the family law of Pakistan.
LAW ON CUSTODY OF CHILDREN IN PAKISTAN
Either parent seeking Custody of children in Pakistan from the court requires filing a separate suit irrespective of any family dispute prevailing between husband and wife. Either parent while seeking custody of children from the court will have to substantiate that the best welfare of the minor lies with him/her. Upon the divorce or separation between husband and wife, custody of children is always the main dispute between father and mother. The court while deciding the custody of children takes into consideration the financial soundness of the parent, the reputation of a parent in society, and the Character of a parent. Additionally in certain circumstances court also gives weightage to the opinion of the minor to choose a parent that the minor wishes to live with if such minor is old enough to form an intelligent opinion.
We at Durrani Law, being the top family lawyers in Lahore provide you expert opinion to achieve custody of children from the court of law. We strategize your case to yield speedy and potential custody of children from the guardian court.
LAW OF GUARDIANSHIP CERTIFICATE IN PAKISTAN
during a family dispute between husband and wife, regardless of if a parent is consensual or by order of the court is allowed custody of the child, the law in certain cases requires the custodial parent to apply for a guardian certificate. For example in a case where a custodial parent wishes to travel abroad with the minor or a case where a parent wants to manage the property of a child is required to have a guardian certificate issued by the guardian court. Best family lawyers in Lahore at Durrani Law can quickly arrange your guardian certificate from the guardian court.
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CHILD ADOPTION PROCEDURE IN PAKISTAN
There is no direct law for the adoption of children in Pakistan. However, if you seek to adopt a child in Pakistan you are required to hire a lawyer who applies for adoption through a legal process. The team at Durrani Law has vast experience in rendering legal services for the adoption of children in Pakistan. Expert team of best lawyers based in Lahore at Durrani Law has rendered legal services in this regard to several local and foreign clients.
RECOVERY DOWRY ARTICLES IN PAKISTAN
Dowry is a gift given to the bride by her parents at the time of her marriage in Pakistan. In case of dissolution of marriage or dispute between husband and wife, such gift remains entitlement of wife and thus wife cannot be deprived of her entitlement by the husband or his family.
The specialized team comprising of qualified lawyers in Lahore at Durrani Law assists you in recovering the dowry articles through a court process in no time.
We at DURRANI LAW comprising of expert foreign qualified top lawyers in Lahore assist you in managing your family dispute with an effective strategy to yield effective, swift, and potential results through a legal process in Pakistan. We are fully equipped and aware of the day-to-day reforms and updates in the family law of Pakistan. For your queries and question feel free to contact the firm.