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Explaining Commercial & Corporate Law – What laws does your firm need to abide to?

Getting into sticky situations is part and parcel of running a business, and while for your personal matters you may refer to a friend or someone else you trust, as a business, situations need to be dealt with reliable representation. This is where Lawyer’s come in, but then you need to know exactly what kind of Lawyer would be able to best represent your situation.

The laws that are applied to a business are different from the laws applied to an […]

Sardar and Co.’s family law attorneys help you deal with all kinds of domestic affairs

A Family law firm deals with domestic relations including marriage, child adoptions and guardianship, as well as painful issues including divorce, custody and domestic violence. Here, you’ll find an overview of some of the range of issues covered by our family law attorneys and custody lawyers. However, our family law firm’s doors are always open for any and all kinds of questions and queries.

Family law is delicate, and can induce stress, anxiety and emotional exhaustion. At Sardar and Co., our family […]

What is Criminal Law?

Criminal law is one of the most well-known areas of legal practice, ranging from blue collar crime like murder to white collar crime like insider trading or even cybercrime like identity theft.

Criminal law refers to the body of laws that specify what actions are considered crimes and how offenders may be brought to justice by the government. When a person violates a specific criminal statute, that person is guilty of committing a crime and breaking the law.

What are the objectives […]

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior in familial relationships, used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Domestic abuse can include physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats that influence and terrorize another person. It can include frightening, intimidating, manipulating, hurting, humiliating, blaming, hitting, injuring, or wounding someone. Here it is important to note that victims of domestic abuse may also include children, relatives, or any other household member.

The perpetrators of domestic violence, […]

Women’s Right To Divorce In Pakistan – Neglected Provision On NikahNama

Pakistan is slowly moving to implement regulations that protect and promote women’s rights. However, the majority of the women in Pakistan are unaware of their legal rights. 

For example, according to the  Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1961, Muslim women in Pakistan have the right to divorce their husbands through Column 18 on their Nikah Naama, but most women are unaware of this right. Although this is a right accorded through Islamic law, the patriarchal mindset prevalent in Pakistan presents the largest […]

Islamic Law of Inheritance in Pakistan

As Muslims, there is an obligation to ensure the proper distribution of wealth upon death. Doing so constitutes an act of worship to Allah. In Islam, a person is only a trustee of wealth, and the law of inheritance in Pakistan ensures that the wealth is to be distributed fairly amongst the legal heirs according to Shariah. However, most people residing in Pakistan are not aware of their rights under inheritance laws or the rules and procedures associated […]

A Step by Step Guide of the Criminal Justice System in Pakistan

There is limited awareness around the Criminal Justice System among citizens in Pakistan. As a result, perpetrators of crime either get away with their acts or those who have been falsely accused end up in jail. This blog aims to take you through the workings of the criminal justice system in Pakistan. 

Reporting Against Cyber-Crime in Pakistan

When you are filing a complaint against cybercrime, it needs to be thorough and have all the possible details that can be included in the application. An experienced and skilled cybercrime lawyer can help you in drafting the application, guide you with the complete process, and handle the case once the complaint is registered. 

Explaining Physical Abuse – Domestic Violence in Pakistan

Physical abuse is the most common and recognized form of abuse. Typically, the physical assault includes hitting, kicking, biting, slapping, shaking, pushing, pulling, punching, choking, beating, scratching, pinching, pulling hair, stabbing, shooting, drowning, burning, hitting with an object, threatening with a weapon, or threatening to physically assault.