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KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Guardians and Wards Act, 1890, Section 25- - Custody of child - Claimed by father - Mother of child died in accident and father sustained injuries, which resulted in child residing with her maternal grandparents/appellants - Child continued to remain with temporary custody of appellants since then i.e for about 5 years now - Even though..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Custody of child-- Writ petition - Maintainability - Death of mother of child - Appellants are sisters and brother of mother of child who do not have any authority to have custody of minor child - Father on the other hand is having legal right to claim custody of child as per S.6 of Hindu Minority and Guardianship..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Custody of child-- Court while deciding child custody cases is not bound by mere legal right of parent or guardian - Paramount consideration for Court ought to be child interest and welfare of child...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Custody of child-- Writ petition - Child was in custody of relatives of mother of child in unavoidable conditions, as mother and father of child both were ill at that time - Mother of child died afterwards - Only circumstances involving health prevented father from taking care of child - Father of child is natural..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Guardians and Wards Act, 1890, Section 25- - Custody of children - Claimed by father - Mother of children committed suicide - Husband was booked for abetment of suicide of wife but was acquitted - Minor children were put in custody of maternal grandparents - Father has a preferential right regarding custody of minor children being natural..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Guardians and Wards Act, 1890, Section 9-- Custody of minor child - Place of residence of natural guardian does not determines jurisdiction of Court u/s 9(1) of the Act...........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Guardians and Wards Act, 1890, Section 17(3)-- Custody of minor child - Claimed by father - Appellant/father no doubt is biological father of child - However, subsequent to divorce and dismissal of guardian petition, he married another woman and having a female child - Such subsequent event would disentitle father to get custody of child -..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 511-- Kidnapping - Removing own minor child from shoulder of wife - Does not amount to either removing minor out of custody of lawful guardian or one of kidnapping - Offence u/ss 363, 511 IPC not made out against accused - Proceedings quashed...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Guardians and Wards Act, 1890, Section 12, 7, 17, Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956, Section 6, 13-- Interim custody of minor daughter - Welfare of child is paramount consideration - Merely because appellant is father and natural guardian of minor or that he is financially sound, will not be a consideration for granting interim custody to appellant - Rather overriding consideration while deciding..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Guardians and Wards Act, 1890, Section 17-- Custody of minor child - Welfare of child is the paramount consideration while handing over custody or appointing guardian - Religion of child is one of the determinants and is not the only determinant...........

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