quesAlcoholic husband. Want divorce and custody of child.

I want to take divorce from my husband. He is a central government employee. He is alcoholic and beats me. I have a 1 years old son. I also want to take custody of my son. I am also working and do not want alimony from my him. Please guide me what to do?

  • ansAssuming you are Hindus,
    You can file a divorce petition under section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act on ground of cruelty.

    As your son in under the age of 5 years, the custody of the child in most cases resides with the mother.

    You are also entitled to maintenance for your son.

  • File Mutual Consent Divorce @ Rs. 25,000/- only


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