Maintenance and Alimony

Maintenance of aged parents or senior citizen

I am a widow as well a senior citizen of India. I want to know about the maintenance rights of my son. What is my maintenance rights as per the Indian law?  Question From: Family Law  India is the home of more than 81 million senior citizens. It is expected that by...

Stepmother is entitled for maintenance under section 125 crpc

I am a destitute lady; my husband died in the year 2000. My stepson is refusing to maintain me, and I have no child. Can I claim maintenance from my stepson? Question from: Maintenance If the mother is living under destitution, she is entitled to maintenance under...

Enhancement of maintenance already fixed by the court

Whether enhancement of maintenance is possible? I married in the year 2003. My husband was rude and careless towards me. Therefore, I finally decided to leave the matrimonial home. Now, I have been residing with my parents. I started working as a school teacher....

Maintenance after iddat period – 125 CrPC

Sir, I have applied to section 125 CrPC for maintenance. During the pendency of that application, my husband unanimously gave divorce. He is planning to marry another woman. After that, I filed another petition under section 3 of the Muslim Woman (Protection of Right...

How to get stay order against section 125 CrPC

My wife filed a case under section 125 crpc for Maintenance in JMFC Court in the year 2013. It is decided ex-parte and court granted to pay rupees 6000 per month as maintenance. In the meantime, the Family court decided the petition filed under section 24 of the Hindu...

Compromise in matrimonial dispute

My wife has filed three cases against my family members in different sections of IPC and me as well as under the Domestic Violence Act. She has filed a divorce case against me in district Ajmer to mount pressure upon me. In the meantime, I have filed a petition for...

Second application under section 125 crpc for maintenance

Sir, I refused to live with my husband due to deliberate demand of dowry and act of cruelty. I filed a maintenance case against him under section 125 of CrPC then court granted maintenance. My husband approached my family to reconcile the dispute and convince me to...

Husband is liable to maintain his wife

My husband refused to maintain and used to say that your rich parents are capable to maintain you. After the marriage I cannot demand from my parents to maintain me. What is the responsibility of husband in respect of maintenance of wife and whether he can refuse to...

Alimony of minor child

I am 34 years old divorced Gujarati woman with 9 yrs old son. And unemployed. I am living with my parents. I got less alimony don’t have money to raise my child searching for a job right now. I can’t study further due to the age limit. My question is can my son get a...

Husband obstructing petition by taking unreasonable adjournments

Respected sir, my husband was taken lots of unreasonable adjournments with a view to delay the judgment in my maintenance petition. I have filed petition in year 2000 and got judgment in September 2015. Court in the judgment gave order of maintenance from the date of...

Husband refuses to maintenance due to unemployment

If the husband is unemployed still he is bound to maintain his wife. It is the paramount duty of a husband to maintain his wife unless he is unable to earn due to his physical or mental infirmity. The wife can claim maintenance from the husband if he deliberately refuses or neglects to maintain her.