To annul means to declare invalid. Annulment of a marriage means that the marriage was void and not valid. When a petition is filed in court for an annulment of a marriage, the court grants a decree of nullity of the marriage.
The Will must be kept where it would not be tampered with by unscrupulous people and still readily available after the death of the testator. The purpose of making a Will is defeated if at the death of the testator, the Will cannot be found or has been altered by someone other than the testator. A testator
A litigant was asking the court to compel the defendant to submit himself for DNA testing in order to ascertain his paternity. The defendant on his part
“Till death do us part...” The above vow, common in most Christian marriage ceremonies, is a vow that a marriage is supposed to last for as long as the couple live.
MAINTENANCE A man has a legal duty to maintain and [...]
The law recognizes the right of a person to dispose of his property as he pleases, thus, the law recognizes the right of a person to make a Will. This right is guarded jealously by the law, such that were it is established that the Will made by a testator is not a product of the testator’s free will, such a will would be declared to be void.
The rationale behind the judgment is that the form of the marriage certificates issued by the Local Governments bearing the words “Local Government Unified Marriage Certificate” does not comply with the stipulations in Form E of the Marriage Act for a Marriage Certificate.
A marriage contracted in accordance with Islamic law can be dissolved through a number of ways. Just like customary marriage, an Islamic marriage can be dissolved either judicially or through extra-judicial means.
All of these types are legal marriages and all are equal in legal character with none superior to the other. Both Islamic and customary marriages are polygamous in nature (one man, many wives) while statutory marriage is monogamous in nature (one man, one wife).
Marriage is a sacred institution recognized and respected by the law, hence, the law ensures that its sanctity is preserved and in the sad event that its sanctity is violated by a third party, there exists some remedy in damages against such third party in favor of the aggrieved party.