Maintenance

Welcome to the “Maintenance” category, your ultimate resource for information, insights, and updates on maintenance under Indian law. In addition to informative articles, we also share landmark judgments that have shaped and influenced maintenance laws in India. These case studies offer valuable precedents and interpretations of the law, helping you gain a deeper understanding of the principles and nuances involved in maintenance disputes.

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Section 125 CrPC Applies to All Married Women, Including Muslim: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India, in its judgment on July 10, 2024, addressed significant issues concerning maintenance rights for Muslim women. The judgment was delivered in the Criminal Appeal No. 2842 of 2024, arising from Special Leave Petition (Crl.) No. 1614 of 2024, involving the appellant Mohd. Abdul Samad and the State of Telangana. Applicability […]

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High Court Orders Maintenance Payments in Family Court Dispute

Court Upholds Family Court’s Maintenance Order The Kerala High Court, led by Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan V and Justice P.M. Manoj, has dismissed a petition challenging the Family Court’s order for interim maintenance. The petitioner, a father, was ordered to pay Rs. 20,000 per month for each of his two minor children starting from December 19,

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Karnataka High Court Reduces Maintenance Order in Family Court Case

Overview of the Case On March 20, 2024, the Karnataka High Court in Bengaluru, led by Hon’ble Justice Lalitha Kanneganti, reviewed a case involving a husband’s petition against a Family Court order. The Family Court had directed the husband to pay maintenance to his wife under Section 125 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cr.P.C.). The

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Delhi High Court Upholds Family Court’s Maintenance Order

Appeal and Delay Condonation On May 9, 2024, the High Court of Delhi delivered a judgment regarding an appeal filed by a husband against an order of the Family Court, Central Tis Hazari Court, New Delhi. The appeal was initially delayed by six days, but the High Court condoned this delay, allowing the appeal to

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High Court Upholds Family Maintenance Order

High Court Dismisses Appeal in Family Maintenance Case

High Court Upholds Family Maintenance Order The High Court of Delhi dismissed an appeal by a husband challenging the Family Court’s decision to award maintenance to his wife and daughter. The judgment, delivered on May 28, 2024, involved a case under Section 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, which pertains to maintenance and interim

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High Court Upholds Maintenance Order Amid Husband's Challenge

Court Upholds Maintenance Order for Wife Amid Husband’s Challenge

Background and Initial Rulings In a recent judgment from the High Court of Karnataka at Bengaluru, the Hon’ble Justice Lalitha Kanneganti dismissed a revision petition filed by a husband challenging a previous maintenance order. The judgment, dated February 26, 2024, relates to RPFC No. 161 of 2020. The original order from the II Additional Principal

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High Court Upholds Maintenance Order for Wife and Daughter

Court Decision Overview In a recent decision dated February 20, 2024, the High Court of Karnataka, Bengaluru, ruled on a petition filed by a husband challenging the maintenance amount awarded to his wife and daughter. The case, labeled RPFC No. 72 of 2019, was presided over by the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Hanchate Sanjeevkumar. Background of

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High Court Orders Maintenance for Estranged Wife and Daughter

High Court Overturns Family Court Decision, Orders Maintenance for Wife and Daughter

Court Ruling in Favor of Petitioners In a significant judgment, the High Court of Karnataka at Bengaluru reversed a Family Court decision, ordering a man to pay maintenance to his estranged wife and daughter. The case, filed under Section 19(4) of the Family Courts Act, 1984, was presided over by the Hon’ble Justice Hanchate Sanjeev

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High Court of Karnataka Orders Increased Maintenance for Wife and Daughter

High Court of Karnataka Orders Increased Maintenance for Wife and Daughter

Background and Case Details On February 12, 2024, the High Court of Karnataka at Bengaluru, presided by Justice Hanchate Sanjeev Kumar, delivered a significant ruling in a revision petition concerning maintenance under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Cr.P.C.) and Section 19(4) of the Family Courts Act, 1984. The case involved a wife

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Legal Dispute Over Marriage Status and Maintenance

Legal Dispute Over Marriage Status and Maintenance: A Karnataka High Court Ruling

Legal Dispute Over Marriage Status and Maintenance: A Karnataka High Court Ruling In a recent ruling by the Karnataka High Court, a legal dispute over marriage status and maintenance was addressed, shedding light on complexities within family law. Let’s delve into the details. Background: The case, RPFC No. 175 of 2019, coupled with RPFC No.

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