Advice on Family Law

Unrealistic response by wife for RCR notice

I have sent an RCR notice to my wife. She has answered that they will arrange for sitting after two months. Until then she will not come to my house. It seems, even though both of us are staying in Bangalore and my kid will be there at her parent’s house in Hyderabad....

Wife is threatening to take my flat

I am the owner of a flat purchased it before the marriage. My father is the co-owner in that property, and he also paid some amount in the purchase of the flat. The instalments of the EMI is about to complete. My father has relinquished his share in the property by...

Wife without any reasonable cause refuses to live with husband

Sub-section 4 of Section 125 crpc enumerates that if a wife without any reasonable cause refuses to live with her husband, she is not entitled to maintenance. The court before granting an order of maintenance must examine the fact of refusal to live with the husband.

Husband has left me and making demand of dowry

I am living separately because my husband has left me. One year has gone, but my husband doesn't want to give alimony or bear my expenses. He is using my ATM also for his purpose as well as demanding dowry from me. What could I do? Question from - Criminal Law |...

Demand of additional expenses incurred in upbringing of child

One of my cases has settled under an agreement of paying rs. 8500/month and educational expenses of the child, which I am paying every month without any due. This year also, I have paid for books and uniform materials. However, now, the wife is asking to pay for the...

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 - Maintenance | Section 125 CrPCIndia is the home of more than 81 million senior citizens. It is...

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 asked on 12/02/2019If the mother is living under destitution, she is entitled to maintenance under...

Enhancement of maintenance already fixed by the court

Whether the enhancement of alimony 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....

Alternate accommodation under the domestic violence act

My wife wants alternate accommodation because she does not like to live with me. She filed a complaint under section 12 of the domestic violence act and claimed residence order along with protection order. She has lived in my house only for two years, during her stay...

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...

Paternity of child can be decided by DNA test

Can DNA testing decide paternity of a child? I want to get paternity check of my child through the court because I think that my wife had a sexual relationship with a man before the marriage. Her paramour is also working in Bangalore, and he used to contact her via...