Who is entitled to maintenance?
According to Section 125(1), the following persons can claim and get maintenance: Wife from his husband, Legitimate or illegitimate minor child from his father, Legitimate or illegitimate minor child (physical or mental abnormality) from his father, and.
Can a Hindu woman divorce her husband?
Under Section 13, Hindu Marriage Act,1955, There are available much grounds of divorce on which both husband and wife can file a divorce petition. Under sub-clause (1) of section 13 of the Act, there are available 9 fault ground on which divorce can be taken. Divorce may be initiated at the end of 1 year of marriage.
What happens if a woman filed for divorce?
When you file for divorce, you are asking the court to end your marriage. The court will divide the property and debts. If you and your spouse have children, the court will issue custody, visitation and child support orders. A divorce is also called a “dissolution of marriage.”