Dower Money

The word “Dower” derives  form of the Arabic word “Mahr”. Dower (Mahr) is a sum of money or other property promised by the Husband to pay or deliver to the wife in consideration of a Muslim marriage. The right of dower of a Muslim married woman is so prominent that the provision of payment is [...]

Guardianship of minor & Property

Guardian means a person who takes all the responsibilities of a minor. According to the section 4(2) of The Guardian and Wards Act, 1890 guardian means  a person having the care of the person of a minor or of his property or of both his person and property. As per section 7(1) of the Guardian [...]

Child Custody

The Family Courts Ordinance, 1985 deals with the cases related to custody of children. As per law father is the legal and natural guardian of the children and he has the right of custody until the child attain the age of majority under the the Majority Act 1875. But the mother has the right of [...]

Family Suit

According to the section 5 of the Family Court Ordinance, 1985 followings are the matter of family suit: (a) dissolution of marriage; (b) restitution of conjugal rights‘ (c) dower; (d) maintenance; (e) guardianship and custody of children. All the above mentioned matters are under the jurisdiction of the Family Court. All the court of Assistant [...]

Cyber Crimes

The number of internet users in Bangladesh are increasing day by day due to availability of smart phones. As a result Cybers Crimes are also gradually increasing in this Country. The crime which is occured in cyber world is called cyber crime. Generally, there are 3 major categories of cybercrimes. These categories include:   Crimes Against [...]

Declaration Suit

When a person by filing a suit seeks an authoritative pronouncement from a court regarding his right to property or the status of his legal character – it is called declaratory suit. Section 42 of the Specific Relief Act, 1877 deals with the declaratory suit in Bangladesh. If an individual is entitled to any legal [...]

Suit for Compensation

Any agreement or any promise made between two or more persons that is valid in the eyes of law is a contract. Sometimes the agreement or promises so made by the party are not fulfilled which leads to the breach of contract. Whenever any person suffers from any injury or loss as a result of [...]

Defamation Case

In law defamation refers to a person’s credibility being damaged unjustly. It is a criminal offence.  According to the section 499 of the Penal Code¸1860 -  whoever by words either spoken or intended to be read, or by signs or by visible representations, makes or publishes any imputation concerning any person intending to harm, or [...]

Suit for Partition

A suit which is filed to settle a disagreement between co-sharers and to achieve exclusive ownership by separating their portion from the jointly owned property is called partition suit. Section 4 of the Partition Act, 1893 deals the partition suit. A suit for partition has to file in the civil court having competent jurisdiction. A [...]


Arbitration is one of the most common ways of settling a dispute between parties without having to recourse the time consuming, costly and complicated procedure of litigation. It is an excellent tool to facilitate trade and investment as it allows a speedy and cost-friendly way to settle cross-border disputes. In the early days after independence, arbitrations [...]