Thus, the legal status of life relationships in India has been developed and defined by the Supreme Court in its various judgments. However, there is no separate legislation which lays down the provisions relating to life in relation and gives this concept legality. Although the concept of life relationship is considered immoral by society, it is certainly not illegal in the eyes of the law. The Supreme Court found that cohabitation was a right to life and therefore could not be considered illegal. The court also attempted to improve the conditions of women and children born of relationships by defining their status under the Domestic Violence Act 2005, when it turns out that the relationship is „relationship in the nature of marriage“. In a recent case of 5 May 27, 2015, Supreme Court Justices Vikramajit Sen and A M Sapre rejected a petition by petitioner „Z“, who worked in Bollywood, claiming that the defendant could not claim wife status to be entitled to alimony under the Hindu Marriage Act of 1955. The court decided that the cohabitation of a couple would create the presumption of a valid marriage, and if a living relationship broke out, the man is required to pay maintenance to the women. The Supreme Court of Indra Sarma vs. V.K.V.
Sarma defined live relationships in five different ways: domestic cohabitation between an unmarried adult and an unmarried adult woman. It`s the simplest kind of relationship. 3. Disclosure of current financial status. Each Party has, in its soul and conscience, disclosed in full and in full to the other Party its current financial position, including all assets and liabilities. Each party has attached to that agreement a balance sheet showing its current assets and liabilities, assuming that the balance sheet best reflects its current financial position. In a remarkable context, cohabitation in India is certainly legalized, but remains a taboo subject in many parts. Such couples have sometimes been threatened by the outer circle and their affected families in an alarming state of being.
For example, in 2016, a couple living in Mumbai committed suicide after their family objected to their marriage in eastern Andheri.  One of the most notable books written in contemporary Indian English on this subject is in 2014 by Kajol Aikat, titled Unsocial Amigos, which deals with how two young adults live in a life relationship in a semi-urban Indian socio-economic configuration and what the consequences were on the basis of moral police work. . . .