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If the husband, neglects to maintain the wife and children, then wife can petition seeking monthly/yearly/lump sum maintenance from husband while living with him or even living separately.

A Hindu woman can claim maintenance from her husband in any of the following laws:

Whereas irrespective of religion, any woman seek maintenance under Sec. 125 Cr.P.C & DV act. A Christian woman can also seek maintenance/alimony under the Indian Divorce Act.

The amount of maintenance/quantum of maintenance depends on the parameters like economic status of the parties, husband’s financial resources, standard of living etc. Interim maintenance can be obtained during the pendency of the case.

Documents required for filing maintenance case:



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