Except under Muslim Law, desertion is a ground for divorce under Hindu Law, Christian Law, Parsi Law and Special Marriage Act.
Desertion – if either spouse has deserted the other for a continuous period of two years or more. 84 more words
In the case of Bhabani Prasad Jena v. Convenor Secretary, Orissa State Commission for Women, (2010) 8 SCC 633, it was observed by the Hon’ble Apex Court that in a matter where paternity of a child is in issue before the Court, the use of DNA Test is an extremely delicate and sensitive aspect. 101 more words
The offence of desertion is a course of conduct which exists independently of its duration, but as a ground for divorce it must exist for a period of at least three years immediately pending the presentation of the petition where the offence appears as a cross-charge, of the answer. 168 more words