India is secular country, but the Indian understanding of the concept of secularism is different from the worldwide notion of the term.

Maintenance in legal meaning is alimony (money) that someone must pay regularly to a former wife, husband or partner, especially when they have had children together. It is the duty of the person to maintain his wife, children and aged parents, who are not able to live on their own.

Who can Claim & Get Maintenance

  • Father or mother from his son or daughter.
  • Wife from his husband
  • Legitimate or illegitimate minor child from his father


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A Wife can claim and get maintenance from her husband in the following conditions:

  • She is divorced by her husband
  • Obtained divorce from her husband
  • She has not remarried and
  • She is not able to maintain herself


A wife can not claim and get maintenance from her husband in the following conditions:

  • wife living in adultery
  • refuses to live with husband without any valid reason or
  • living separately by mutual consent.

Muslim Wife can also claim maintenance under Cr.Pc though they have separated act (Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Act) for them.

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Contact for Maintenance Lawyer in Delhi/NCR

Gupta & Associates offers maintenance U/S 125 services in Delhi/NCR. We provide the best legal advice in the maintenance and other family matters. Our experienced lawyers Mrs. Sumita Gupta & Mrs. Shikha Gupta are the main key contact for the service in Delhi/NCR.

Call now to our experts for free consultation:

Mrs. Sumita Gupta: +91 98105 86552

Mrs. Shikha Gupta: +91 95603 00360


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Gupta & Associates

Chamber No. P-27, Post Office Lane,
Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi 110054

Phone No.

PR Gupta: 93126 41721

Sumita Gupta: 98105 86552

Shikha Gupta: 95603 00360

Kushal Gupta: 98712 12407


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