Divorced wife also entitled to maintenance: HC

A decree of divorce obtained by a person, either ex-parte or after effective contest, would not absolve him of the liability to pay monthly maintenance amount to his wife if such amount had been awarded by a judicial magistrate by invoking Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Madras High Court Bench here has held.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/divorced-wife-also-entitled-to-maintenance-hc/article4181622.ece

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