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INDIA – Hearing Advance Bail Plea, Court Sends Marital Dispute for Mediation

For the first time, a local court has referred a matrimonial dispute case to a mediator. This was done during hearing an anticipatory bail plea filed by the husband. This the first time that a dispute relating to subjecting a woman to cruelty under the Indian Penal Code was referred for mediation while hearing the anticipatory bail plea. The woman’s lawyer commented that “If the mediation helps in reuniting the couple, then the court order will have an impact on the society.” Read More