Family Laws encompass the broad set of rules that are in practice regarding family matters, such as marriage, divorce, inheritance etc. The right and obligations of the parties to the disputes are to be decided as per their personal or matrimonial laws. The family court has jurisdiction to settle the disputes under all these enactments. The Book gives a brief of all these Acts and explains what matters are under the jurisdiction of Family Courts and how disputes in family matters can be referred to the Family Courts. The procedure for registering a suit in a Family Court and the procedure adopted by the family courts are also explained.
The kinds of disputes in the Family Courts’ jurisdiction and scope of the family courts have been explained with the help of case laws.