Monthly Archives: April 2017

Are Courts needed?

Adoptions in India have been provided for under two pieces of legislation – the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 (HAMA) and the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Amendment Act, 2015 (J.J. Act). While there are several differences between the two statute, one of the most striking dissimilarity between the two lies in HAMA not

Accepting the First Referral

You have been waiting for months to receive an update on your adoption application. You have checked your mails and SMS several times a day initially, then few times a week and now a few times every month. Once your wait list dropped to under 30, you virtually started co-inhibiting with your device, lest you