Can we file for child maintenance if it is been denied for mother


Maintenance allowances granted to child from aft denying maintenance to mother. Civil authorizes maintenance to mother stating that child is getting maintenance from aft. Can one person be subjected both forum,rules.

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253 votes

Yes the maintenance can be filed in both the petitions.It depends on the court, if it is proved the maintenance is inadequate then the same can be enhanced. In your case in one forum maintenance is granted to child and in other to mother its legal, however facts r to be seen why other court declined to mother.


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Yes you can file petition for maintenance for child even in the case it has been denied for mother. The onous of maintening wife is different than the child. Rest can be advised only after perusal of order in hand.

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246 votes

Yes you can under section 26 of the Hindu Marriage Act. There would be separate proceedings for that. You can peruse the same for your knowledge..However, you have to give complete information about past proceedings....

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