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Child Custody Matters are complex issues draining all the estranged couples facing matrimonial litigation and Dua’s & Dua’s, acknowledged as the best child custody lawyer in delhi,  offers   comprehensive  legal  counsel  for a spectrum of sensitive family law matters. With a deep understanding of the emotional complexities involved, we strive to expedite the resolution of these issues. Our proactive approach ensures preemptive protection of your interests. Committed to fostering amicable settlements, we employ mediation, conciliation, and proactive legal strategies. Our services span Adoption, Partition, Alimony, Marriage, Succession, Divorce, Child Custody, Dowry Harassment , Special Marriage Acts , Maintenance , Wills , Property Division , Probate , and Domestic Violence. Trust our expertise to navigate through the intricate aspects of family law with diligence and compassion.

Rajal Rai Dua, a distinguished lawyer and the visionary behind Dua’s & Dua’s, Advocates & Consultants, has been a specialist in Divorce, Domestic Violence, and Child Custody cases since 2004. His profound understanding of India’s intricate legal landscape has led to the successful resolution of numerous complex divorce cases. Catering to clients across Delhi, Gurgaon, and Noida, the esteemed team at Dua’s & Dua’s, Advocates & Consultants brings forth extensive expertise in family law, adept at navigating the intricate legal nuances that profoundly influence case outcomes.


Child custody matters in India are governed by various personal laws and statutes, with the primary consideration being the best interests of the child. The custody of a child in India can be a complex matter, especially in cases of divorce or separation. Here are some key points to understand about child custody in India:

  1. Types of Custody:
    Physical Custody: This involves where the child resides on a day-to-day basis.
    Legal Custody: This pertains to the authority to make important decisions about the child’s upbringing, education, healthcare, andother matters.
  2. Best Interests of the Child:
    Courts in India prioritize the well-being and best interests of the child when determining custody arrangements.
  3. Different Personal Laws:
    Different religions and personal laws may influence custody decisions. For example, Hindu, Muslim, Christian, and Parsi laws may have different provisions.
  4. Guardians and Wards Act, 1890:
    This is a general law applicable to child custody matters in India. It empowers the court to decide the custody of a minor.
  5. Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956:
    This act governs custody and guardianship issues for Hinduchildren. It considers the child’s welfare as the paramount consideration.
  6. Muslim Personal Laws:
    Muslim personal laws guide custody matters for Muslim children. Custody can be granted to the mother until a certain age, after which the father may get custody.
  7. Child’s Age and Preference:
    The child’s age and preference (if they are old enough to express it)may also be considered by the court.
  8. Joint Custody:
    Joint custody, where both parents share physical and legal custody, is an option in some cases.
  9. Mediation and Counseling:
    Courts may encourage parents to engage in mediation or counseling to reach amicable solutions.
  10. Court Decisions:
    If parents cannot agree on custody, the court will make a decision based on the facts and circumstances of the case.

Our focus extends to child custody cases, particularly with a strong consideration for the sensitive needs of the children involved. Child custody cases can indeed be emotionally charged and require a thoughtful and empathetic approach.
By specializing in such cases and considering the well-being and special requirements of the children, Our firm is dedicated to helping families navigate these complex situations with care and attention and hence dealt with numerous difficult and complex situations leading to successful joint parenting settlements as well and hence, Our Clients term us as Best Lawyer for Child Custody Cases.

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