Core Competence Conference on Knowledge, Skill and Perspective Development Principal Judges, Additional Principal Judges & Judges of Family Courts

 

Programme name:      Core Competence Conference on Knowledge, Skill and Perspective Development

Duration:                    2 days (28-29 February, 2020)

Participants:               Principal Judges, Additional Principal Judges & Judges of Family Courts

Venue:                         Seminar Hall, 2nd Floor, Delhi Judicial Academy, Sector-14, Dwarka, New Delhi

 

 

Date & Day

10.15 am – 11.30 am

11.30 11.45 am

11.45 am – 01.00 pm

01.00  01.45 pm

01.45 pm – 03.00 pm

03.00 03.15 pm

03.15 pm – 04.30 pm

28.02.2020

(Friday)

Session-I

 

  • Overview of the programme
  • Social Context & Legal Relevancy of:
  • Women Centric Vs Gender Neutral Matrimonial Laws
  • Restitution of Conjugal Rights
  • Emerging Trends:
  • Same sex marriages
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Right to matrimonial property

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Session-II

 

Jurisdiction of Family Court

  • Admissibility of Foreign Judgment in matters of :
  • Divorce
  • Custody

 

  • Custody and guardianship of cross border children

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Session-III

 

Maintenance

  • Pleadings in maintenance cases (original site rules of High Court)
  • Principles for determination of maintenance amount
  • Income tax returns
  • Living style and status of the spouse
  • Consideration of maintenance amount granted under various provisions of law
  • Right of special children and married daughter to claim maintenance from father
  • Liability of step children
  • Continuation of maintenance proceedings in case of death and on attaining the age of majority
  • Waiver of right to maintenance

 

Scope and application of Section 25 HMA

 

 

 

 

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Session-IV

 

Execution in maintenance cases

  • Contents of Execution Application
  • Limitation
  • Mode of service specially in cases between the parties pending in different courts
  • Procedure to be followed in issuing :
  • Recovery Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Warrant of attachment of property
  • Arrest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date & Day

10.15 am – 11.30 am

11.30 11.45 am

11.45 am – 01.00 pm

01.00  01.45 pm

01.45 pm – 03.00 pm

03.00 03.15 pm

03.15 pm – 04.30 pm

29.02.2020

(Saturday)

Session-V

 

Understanding counseling

  • Counseling-Concept, meaning and scope
  • Benefits of counseling
  • Approaches to counseling
  • Role of a Counselor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Joint session with Family Court Counselors)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Session-VI

 

  • Emerging issues under Muslim Personal Laws
  • Triple Talaq
  • Khulla
  • Mutual Consent Divorce: Mubarrat

 

  • Right of Women to Divorce under The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act 1939

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Session-VII

 

Challenges in relation to Guardianship:

  • Shared parenting: visitation rights
  • Parent Alienation Syndrome

 

Execution of custody orders

  • Securing presence of parties /children
  • Warrant of Arrest

 

Contempt proceedings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Session-VIII

 

Divorce

  • Ground for divorce
  • Cruelty vs. irretrievable  breakdown of marriage
  • Desertion- Onus of proof
  • Leprosy

 

  • Applicability of Matrimonial Laws and issues of domicile