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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Indian society is highly patriarchal. Domestic Violence can be described as when one adult in a relationship misuses power to control another. The violence may involve physical abuse, sexual assault and threats. Domestic Violence is a CRIME and our company helps the victims who are affected due to domestic violence to procure justice against the injustice done to them. An act came into force to provide more effectively, for the protection of the rights of women under the constitution. Domestic violence is not just hitting, or fighting, or an occasional argument. It is an abuse of power. The factual meaning of the word domestic violence intrinsically means that any kind of violence or belligerent behaviour of any person within the premises of home. Fundamentally from ages, domestic violence has been committed against women but in todays scenario men can also file for domestic violence which can come under the category of domestic abuse, family violence basically arising in the relationships such as marriage including relationships with family members, family friends etc. and it can be in various forms such as physical aggressions, sexual abuse, emotional abuses etc.

 According to the definition under protection of women from domestic violence ac, 2005; Aggrieved persons means any woman who is, or has been, in a domestic relationship with the respondent and who alleges to have been subjected to any act of domestic violence by the respondent. In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court has widened the scope of the Domestic Violence Act by ordering deletion of the words “adult male” from it, paving the way for prosecution of women and even non-adults for subjecting a woman relative to violence and harassment. The apex court has ordered striking down of the two words from section 2(q) of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, which deals with respondents who can be sued and prosecuted under the Act for harassing a married woman in her matrimonial home. As per the act Section 2(q) states as “respondent” means any adult male person who is, or has been, in a domestic relationship with the aggrieved person and against whom the aggrieved person has sought any relief under DV Act. Our company helps the client to protect them from the clutches of the torture and injustice and also helps them to live a dignified life in the society.

It not only discriminates between a son and a daughter but also the former is highly preferred and latter unwanted. In addition of the passing of domestic violence Act, pre existing several other enactments in protection of women’s right is the significant attempt in India to recognize domestic abuse which widens the scope of domestic violence and guarantee urgent relief to the victim. The provisions of the Act are beneficiary but sometimes utilized to achieve wrongful intention. Our company is comprised of dedicated legal professionals with requisite experience providing creative solutions to the aggrieved party in a timely manner. The convolution under domestic violence matters provides our company to meet out every challenge in protection of our clients interest. The lawyers of our firm represent the clients before the Supreme Court, all High Courts, District Courts, forums, commissions, mediation centers and many more.