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Zahid Umar Law Office is the best family lawyers in Lahore. Family Law in Pakistan governs matters related to family relationships, such as marriage, divorce, Khula, Child Custody, guardianship and inheritance. Family Law primarily derived from Islamic Law (Sharia), particularly for Muslims, but also incorporates statutory law. Key aspects of family law in Pakistan includes:
1.Marriage, Divorce and Khula: Marriage (Nikah) is a contract between husband and wife to live together. The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961 regulates marriage registration, Polygamy and the minimum age of marriage of both husband and wife. Whereas, Divorce is unilateral right of husband to end the marriage tie. The other mode of Divorce is “Mubarat” where spouse mutually decides to end the marriage relationship. Muslim women is granted right to obtain divorce through “Khula” by filling a suit in the court of law. Zahid Umar Law Office being best lawyers in the field of family law is well known for dealing the complex family issues to entire satisfaction of its clients.
2.Child Custody & Guardianship: The Guardian and Wards Act, 1890, govern the guardianship and custody of minor children. For the guardianship and custody of minors paramount consideration is welfare of minors.
3.Maintenance & Support of wife and Minors: Under Muslim Law Ordinance, 1961, a husband is required to maintain his wife and minor children by providing sufficient food, clothing, education and shelter as suited to his life. Failure to maintain would lead to legal action. At Zahid Umar Law Office we provide you the best family lawyer services to obtain the maintenance and support from your spouse.
4.Dowry and Bridle Gifts: Dowry Article (Jahez) and Bridel Gifts (Haq Maher) are traditional aspects of marriage. Dower (Haq Maher) is mandatory gift from Groom to the bride, which is stipulated in marriage contract (Nikah Nama). The bride can raise demand for payment of dower at the time of marriage (Prompt Dower/Moajal) whereas, deferred dower (Ghar-Moajal) is payable by the groom after the marriage at any time upon the demand of bride. Zahid Umar Law Office being leading Family Lawyer is providing quality services for recovering Dower and Dowry Articles during or after dissolution of marriage.
5.Adoption: practice of adoption in Pakistan are influence by Islamic Principles, which emphasize guardianship (Kafala) rather than adoption, as compared to western societies.
6.Inheritance: Islamic Inheritance Laws applies to Muslims, detailing the fixed shares of inheritance for relatives. The Succession Act, 1925, applies to non-Muslims, obtaining inheritance distribution of estates bases on statutory provisions. The letter of administration and succession certificates are now issued by the Government of Pakistan through NADRA under new law of 2020.
Family law in Pakistan can vary from different communities, with specific provisions for Muslims, Christians, Hindu, Parsi and other minorities, reflecting the diverse religious landscape of the country.

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