Advice on Family Law

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....

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...

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...