Financial security of Hindu wife and children

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Financial security of Hindu wife and children

Unread postby Admin » Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:55 am

Financial security of Hindu wife and children.
Under section 13 of Hindu Marriage Act 2017
(1) If a wife is respondent in a petition for termination for the marriage by decree of termination, she may oppose the grant of decree on the ground that the termination of the marriage may result in grave financial hardship for her unless arrangements have been made to the satisfaction of the Court to eliminate such hardship:---
Provided that nothing contained in this Act shall affect any right which she may have to her dower or any part thereof on the termination of marriage.
(2) The Court shall not pass a decree of termination unless the Court is satisfied that adequate provisions for the maintenance of children born out of the marriage has been made in commensuration with the financial capacity of the parties to the, marriage.
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