Unmarried Adult Daughter Entitled To Claim Maintenance From Her Father!

Agnes Lily Irudaya vs Irudaya Kani Arsan

Bombay HC


WRIT PETITION NO.2872 of 2017

About/from the judgment:

Unmarried Adult Daughter Entitled To Claim Maintenance From Her Father!


Even if the daughter would have filed the proceedings, the parameters for deciding her entitlement would have been the neglect and refusal of the father to pay for the educational expenses and other expenses of the daughter. The daughter can be a competent person to file her own application claiming maintenance. However, in order to avoid multiplicity of the proceeding, no fault can be found in the application preferred by the mother claiming maintenance with a view to meet the expenses of the daughter, since the wife has not claimed maintenance for herself and she has not denied the factum of her employment...

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