Description : First published in 1912, this legal classic is the most highly acclaimed and authoritative commentary on Hindu LawIt is widely cited in numerous Supreme Court and High Court judgments. The commentary is divided into two Parts: Part 1 dealing with customary Hindu Law and Part 2 comprising section-wise commentary on four major enactments i.e. The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955; The Hindu Succession Act, 1956; The Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956; and The Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956.Examines issues of contemporary significance such aso legality of live-in relationships, o protection of children born out of live-in relationships, o irretrievable breakdown of marriage as a ground for divorce, o inter-parental child custody, spousal maintenance, o division of matrimonial property, o inter-country adoptions, succession and inheritance. Covers all notable Supreme Court as well as High Court decisions till February 2016Incorporates cases relating to tax liability of Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) thus making it useful for tax professionals. The book is a must buy for Lawyers, Judges, Libraries, National and State Judicial Academies, Law Faculty, Research Scholars and Law Students, Law Firms, Bar Associations, NGOs, and Government Institutions.