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We domestic violence advocates, help only genuine victims or falsely implicated respondents. We help you with best legal advice, expert mediation, if required we fight hard to protect your rights and interest in either case. We also help you acquire temporary orders.

Definations from Domestic Violence Act - 2005

3. Definition of domestic violence.- For the purposes of this Act, any act, omission or commission or conduct of the respondent shall constitute domestic violence in case it-

  • (a) harms or injures or endangers the health, safety, life, limb or well- being, whether mental or physical, of the aggrieved person or tends to do so and includes causing physical abuse, sexual abuse, verbal and emotional abuse and economic abuse; or
  • (b) harasses, harms, injures or endangers the aggrieved person with a view to coerce her or any other person related to her to meet any unlawful demand for any dowry or other property or valuable security; or
  • (c) has the effect of threatening the aggrieved person or any person related to her by any conduct mentioned in clause (a) or clause (b); or
  • (d) otherwise injures or causes harm, whether physical or mental, to the aggrieved person. Explanation I.- For the purposes of this section,-
    • (i) " physical abuse" means any act or conduct which is of such a nature as to cause bodily pain, harm, or danger to life, limb, or health or impair the health or development of the aggrieved person and includes assault, criminal intimidation and criminal force;
    • (ii) " sexual abuse" includes any conduct of a sexual nature that abuses, humiliates, degrades or otherwise violates the dignity of woman;
    • (iii) " verbal and emotional abuse" includes-
      • (a) insults, ridicule, humiliation, name calling and insults or ridicule especially with regard to not having a child or a male child; and
      • (b) repeated threats to cause physical pain to any person in whom the aggrieved person is interested.
    • (iv) " economic abuse" includes-
      • (a) deprivation of all or any economic or financial resources to which the aggrieved person is entitled under any law or custom whether payable under an order of a court or otherwise or which the aggrieved person requires out of necessity including, but not limited to, household necessities for the aggrieved person and her children, if any, stridhan, property, jointly or separately owned by the aggrieved person, payment of rental related to the shared household and maintenance;
      • (b) disposal of household effects, any alienation of assets whether movable or immovable, valuables, shares, securities, bonds and the like or other property in which the aggrieved person has an interest or is entitled to use by virtue of the domestic relationship or which may be reasonably required by the aggrieved person or her children or her stridhan or any other property jointly or separately held by the aggrieved person; and
      • (c) prohibition or restriction to continued access to resources or facilities which the aggrieved person is entitled to use or enjoy by virtue of the domestic relationship including access to the shared household. Explanation II.- For the purpose of determining whether any act, omission, commission or conduct of the respondent constitutes" domestic violence" under this section, the overall facts and circumstances of the case shall be taken into consideration. CHAPTER III POWERS AND DUTIES OF PROTECTION OFFICERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, ETC. CHAPTER III POWERS AND DUTIES OF PROTECTION OFFICERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, ETC.

Rights granted to women

Women can get the following orders / reliefs issed in her favour through the court once the offence of domestic violence is prama ficie established

  • 1. Protection order
  • 2. Residence order
  • 3. Monetary Relief
  • 4. Custody orders
  • 5. Compensation order
  • 6. Interim and Ex parte orders

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