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Can you claim maintenance from in-laws under CrPC? Karnataka HC answers [Read Order]
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Can you claim maintenance from in-laws under CrPC? Karnataka HC answers [Read Order]

A daughter-in-law cannot claim maintenance from her parents-in-law, the Karnataka High Court held.

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Not “mercy” of father: Kerala HC says maintenance for child is substantive right; amount must reflect expenses [Read Order] Judiciary
Not “mercy” of father: Kerala HC says maintenance for child is substantive right; amount must reflect expenses [Read Order]

While saying that child’s right to maintenance is a substantive right, the Kerala High Court said that the amount must reflect all expenses.

Homemaker works indefatigably round the clock; Taking care of children a “whole time job” for mother: Karnataka HC [Read Order] Judiciary
Homemaker works indefatigably round the clock; Taking care of children a “whole time job” for mother: Karnataka HC [Read Order]

Karnataka High Court, in a judgement, emphasised how a homemaker works round the clock and how taking care of children is a “whole time job”.

“Most unfortunate”: Bombay HC rules in favour of elderly mother who was ousted from own home by son [Read Order] Judiciary
“Most unfortunate”: Bombay HC rules in favour of elderly mother who was ousted from own home by son [Read Order]

The Bombay High Court recently came to the aid of a senior citizen who was illegally ousted from her own home by her son.

[Domestic Violence] Maintenance order does not amount to “protection order" holds Karnataka HC [Read Order] Judiciary
[Domestic Violence] Maintenance order does not amount to “protection order" holds Karnataka HC [Read Order]

The Karnataka High Court recently held that an order granting maintenance does not amount to “protection order” and violation of the same will not attract section 31 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.

No relief for Omar Abdullah in long-drawn divorce case with Payal Nath

The Delhi High Court has dismissed National Conference leader and former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's plea seeking divorce from his estranged wife Payal (Nath) Abdullah, saying there...

SC directs sale of ancestral properties to pay Rs 1.25 crore maintenance to woman, whose husband abandoned her & fled to Australia [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court directs sale of ancestral properties to pay Rs 1.25 crore in maintenance to a woman whose husband abandoned her and fled to Australia. Read about the legal battle and court's decision in...

Woman living in adultery cannot claim maintenance: Karnataka High Court [Read Order]

Karnataka High Court rules that a woman engaged in adultery cannot claim maintenance, stating her dishonesty as a key factor.

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