Alternate accommodation under the domestic violence act

My wife wants alternate accommodation because she does not like to live with me. She filed a complaint under section 12 of the domestic violence act and claimed residence order along with protection order. She has lived in my house only for two years, during her stay...

Residence order under domestic violence act

My husband and my in-laws are very much adamant to throw me out from the matrimonial home. I have some confrontations with my husband and in-laws because they committed extreme cruelty against me. They are very greedy and intolerable towards any resistance. My father...

False allegation of domestic violence against husband

My file has filed a false case under domestic violence act. Does the court examine the truthfulness of case before passing any order against the accused? Question from - Criminal Law | Domestic Violence False allegations made by wife against her husband destroy the...

Monetary relief under DV Act

I’m a victim of domestic violence. My husband and in-laws have been committing cruelty even on petty issues. I left my matrimonial home and living with my parents. Can I get monetary relief under the domestic violence act? Question from - Criminal Law | Domestic...

Domestic violence committed prior to coming in force of DV Act

Whether court can take cognizance of domestic violence committed prior to the enforcement of DV Act ? Question from - Criminal Law | Domestic Violence The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 came into force in year 2005. This Act came into force when...

Domestic violence caused by sister-in-law

My sister-in-law is very greedy and tortured me because she did not get proper respect from my parents. However, I used to ignore but currently, she has attempted one and more occasions to assault me. She is influential and my husband is not ready to listen to a...