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Wife Making Serious Unproved Allegations Of Criminal Conduct Against Husband Constitutes ‘Cruelty’: Delhi High Court

Written By – Aishwarya The Division Bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Jasmeet Singh thus upheld the divorce decree granted to the husband by a Family Court and dismissed the wife’s appeal under Section 19 of the Family Courts Act. The Family Court had returned a finding that the husband was subjected to mental cruelty owing to the fact […]

Wife Entitled To Maintenance Even If She Unilaterally Divorces Her Husband If She Is Unable to Maintain Herself: Calcutta High Court

Written By – Arshita Anand On 1st July, 2021, the Calcutta High Court ruled that a divorced wife is entitled to maintenance under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) even if the divorce had been unilaterally initiated by her. In this case the petitioner had challenged an order passed by the Additional Sessions Judge, 5th Court, Murshidabad […]