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Read to learn about different laws and get an insight into trending cases.
Read to learn about different laws and get an insight into trending cases.
Constitutional Law: Navigating the Intersection of Power and Liberty examines the complex relationship between the power of government and the individual liberties enshrined in the Constitution. It explores the fundamental principles of constitutional law, such as the separation of powers and the protection of fundamental rights, and how these principles interact in practice. Constitutional law is an ever-evolving field that reflects the changing needs and challenges of society, and this dynamic interplay of power and liberty is a central theme […]
Are you gearing up for a child custody battle? The courtroom can be an intimidating place, but preparation is a key to achieving success. To help you navigate the legal system and increase your chances of winning custody of your children, we’ve compiled eight effective tips that will prepare you for success in child custody court. Whether it’s filing documentation, gathering evidence, or presenting yourself confidently in court, these strategies will give you the tools to fight for what’s best […]
Are you tired of being disorganized and losing important documents? Do you want to learn how to navigate the legal system in Pakistan like a pro? Look no further! In this blog post, we will guide you through everything you need to know about becoming a filer in Pakistan. From understanding the importance of filing taxes to learning the step-by-step process of submitting your tax returns online, we’ve got you covered. You’ll be on your way to becoming an expert […]
Are you an entrepreneur or a business owner in Pakistan looking to protect your inventions, designs, and creative works? If so, then you must know that intellectual property registration is essential to safeguard your rights as an owner. However, navigating the complex legal procedures of IP registration can be daunting without proper guidance. In this blog post, we will explore everything you need to know about Intellectual Property Registration in Pakistan – from its types and benefits to the process […]
Pakistani Copyright Law:
The Copyright law of 1962 protects the copyright in Pakistan. It safeguards creators from exploitation and stimulates new ideas. This law was first established in 1962, modelled after the English Act of 1914. Additionally, Pakistan is a member of the Berne Copyright Union and the Universal Copyright Convention. The International Copyright Order of 1968 (Section 54) further guarantees protection for works first published in countries belonging to either convention – granting them equivalent protections as those produced locally.
When it comes to choosing a lawyer, clients want someone who is knowledgeable, experienced, and trustworthy. However, these are just a few of the qualities that a good lawyer should possess. In Pakistan, there are certain qualities that every lawyer should have to be successful in their profession.
Here are some of the most important qualities that every lawyer should have in Pakistan:
Strong Communication Skills
Communication is key in any profession, but it is particularly important for lawyers. Lawyers must be able […]
For many in the West, the concept of Islamic law — and its role in the legal systems of Muslim majority countries — is one that’s shrouded in mystery. But for countries like Pakistan, where approximately 96 percent of the population is Muslim, it’s a reality that shapes everyday life. In this blog post, we will explore the role of Islamic law in Pakistan’s legal system, how it has evolved over time, and how it interacts with (and influences) other […]
Being a victim to a crime is a demeaning position to be in, but facing that situation in an informed manner, can be the difference in adding to your stress or relieving it. Knowing about the First Information Report (FIR) in Pakistan, is one of the most important things when it comes to handling the aftermath of an incident, and this blog focuses on unravelling all you should know about the First Information Report.
To begin with, let’s understand what a […]
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 utmost care and reliable representation. This is where Lawyers 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 […]
Family law in Pakistan is a branch of Pakistani law that deals with family-related issues and domestic relations. In Pakistan, family law is primarily governed by the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1962.  The Ordinance has been criticized for not providing adequate protection to women and not being in line with international human rights standards. The purpose of this blog post is to provide an overview of family law in Pakistan and to discuss the shortcomings of the current legal […]
Criminal law is the body of law that pertains to crime. It proscribes conduct perceived as threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the property, health, safety, and moral welfare of people inclusive of one’s self. In Pakistan, criminal law is established by the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC), which is a comprehensive code that sets out the criminal offenses and penalties that apply throughout the country.
WHAT ARE THE OBJECTIVES OF CRIMINAL LAW?
The most fundamental objective of criminal-law or the criminal justice […]
Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior in familial relationships, used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. It can include physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats that influence and terrorize another person. Include frightening, intimidating, manipulating, hurting, humiliating, blaming, hitting, injuring, or wounding someone. Here it is important to note that victims of violence may also include children, relatives, or any other household member.
What are the Types of Domestic Violence?
In the past couple of years, we have seen a promising gradual rise in raising awareness of women’s rights in Pakistan, and beyond raising awareness, these movements are slowly moving Pakistan towards implementing regulations that protect and promote women’s rights, such as the bill for Domestic Violence Act 2020.
While having the appropriate legislation is crucial to ensuring women’s rights; societal norms and implementation of laws remain major challenges to overcome. Such is the case of a neglected provision in the […]
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 with it, […]
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.
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.