Right to maintenance of wife absolute, applicable on Muslim women too: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said that divorced Muslim women are entitled to seek maintenance from their ex-husbands under the Criminal Procedure Code which provides the same relief to wives, children and parents.

Delhi court asks woman to find job within a year, grants maintenance

A woman has been granted monthly maintenance of Rs 10,000 for a year only from her estranged husband by a Delhi court which directed the educated lady to look for a job during this period to start an independent life.

Man's unwillingness to work no ground for depriving wife maintenance: Court

An engineer husband has been denied any relief from paying interim maintenance to his spouse by a Delhi court which said his unwillingness to work for last many years was not a sufficient ground "to deprive his wife and child to claim maintenance for their survival".

No law for father-in-law to maintain daughter-in-law: Delhi Court

A Delhi court has dismissed the plea of a widow seeking interim maintenance from her father-in -law in a domestic violence case, saying no law provides that he has to maintain his daughter-in-law and grand children irrespective of the fact whether he earns or not.

Maintenance legal right of a married woman: Delhi court

A Delhi court has refused to set aside the interim maintenance awarded to a woman and her child from her estranged husband in a domestic violence case, saying it is the "legal right of a married woman to claim maintenance from her husband".

Consider proof of income while awarding maintenance: Court

A sessions court here has asked a trial court to reconsider its order in a maintenance case, noting that the man was asked to make the payment to his estranged wife and their child without his proof of income being considered.

Man marries like prince, pays maintenance as pauper: Delhi Court

A man projects himself like a "prince" while entering into wedlock but turns a "pauper" when it comes to paying maintenance to his estranged wife, a Delhi court has observed.

Court denies Rs 50,000 maintenance to woman

A Delhi court has denied Rs 50,000 as maintenance to a woman, who had claimed the amount from her husband in a domestic violence case, saying that generally in matrimonial disputes the aggrieved partner exaggerates the income of the estranged spouse.

No maintenance for unborn child: Delhi court

No maintenance can be claimed for an unborn foetus as it is currently not in existence, a Delhi court has said while denying a pregnant woman`s plea seeking interim relief from her estranged husband in a domestic violence case.

Court enhances maintenance amount of wife, two sons

A Delhi court has enhanced the amount of interim maintenance to be paid by a Delhi-based businessman to his estranged wife and two kids from Rs 15,000 to Rs 21,000 per month.

Doctor asked to pay Rs 60,000 per month to two daughters

A Punjab-based doctor has been directed by a Delhi court to pay Rs 60,000 as maintenance per month to his two daughters, who are living with his estranged wife here.

Man asked to pay 20k interim maintenance to wife, daughter in Delhi

A man has been directed by a Delhi court to pay Rs 20,000 per month as interim maintenance to his estranged wife and minor daughter, who are living separately from him.

Maintenance for second wife if man lied about first wedding: SC

Marrying second time by hiding existence of first wedlock is illegal but the second wife is to be treated as the "legally wedded wife" for the purpose of getting maintenance from her husband under Hindu Marriage Act, the Supreme Court has ruled.

No threat to Badrinath temple; repair, maintenance routine: Official

Asking its officials to avoid spreading rumours, the Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee said there is no threat to Badrinath temple and repair and maintenance is a routine process.

Husband can`t escape maintenance by lying about income: Bombay HC

A man cannot escape from paying maintenance to his wife by lying about his income and trying to portray himself as being poor, the Bombay High Court said.

Man to pay Rs 60,000 per month maintenance to wife and sons

A man has been asked by a Delhi court to pay Rs 60,000 per month as maintenance to his estranged wife and their two sons.

Husband cannot contest ex-parte order for maintenance payment

Madras High Court Bench has ruled that a husband cannot contest the ex-parte order for payment of maintenance for his estranged wife and children after the lapse of the limitation period.

Businessman asked to pay Rs 12,000 maintenance to wife, son

The court directed the city businessman to pay a monthly maintenance of Rs 8,000 to his wife and Rs 4,000 to his two-year-old son.

‘2nd marriage no basis to stop maintenance to 1st

The Bombay High Court has ruled that the second marriage of a Muslim man cannot be the reason for either stopping payment of maintenance to the first wife or reducing it.

Pay maintenance to wife, two daughters: Court

A Delhi court has asked a man to pay a monthly maintenance of Rs 10,000 to his estranged wife and two minor daughters saying that being an able-bodied man, he has "the legal and moral duty" to maintain them.