In an important ruling, the Uttarakhand High Court has decreed that despite a minor living with his father, it was the duty of the mother to contribute to the maintenance and education of the minor when she had the financial means to do so
A judgment of the Punjab & Haryana High Court has given an impetus to gender justice. While some personal laws and the CrPC have helped in “maintenance jurisprudence”, the deeper malaise of society has to be tackled.
A single-judge bench of Karnataka High Court said that trial Court order on an application filed by the wife under Section 125(1) CrPC can't be taken exception merely because the petitioner is ready and willing to take her back.
The Supreme Court heard a plea of Balmukund Tiwari, father of Roshni Tiwari as he was directed by the High Court of Allahabad to deposit Rs 10 lakh by Demand Drafts in two installments to her daughter as maintenance.
The Muzaffarnagar Family Court in Uttar Pradesh has ordered a wife to give her husband monthly maintenance of Rs 2,000. The husband is a tea seller, in dire straits, while the wife is a retired worker of the Army.
The Bombay High Court has held Wife is entitled to maintenance from Husband even if she carries on the business and earn some income out of the said business while disposing of the application challenging the quantum of maintenance granted by the family judge.