Dated: 2024-03-04 21:17:07How is Child Custody granted in a contested divorce?
According to Section 13 of Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956, while granting the custody of a child or appointing a guardian for a minor child the main consideration is the welfare of the child. The Guardian court in case of a dispute between the mother and the father, is expected to strike a just and proper balance between the requirements of welfare of the minor children and the rights of their respective parents over them.
However, barring special circumstances, the custody of the children is granted in the following manner:
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