India, Oct. 14 -- Adv. Pratibha Bangera (Advocate and legal Expert in Divorce and Family law) stresses need for having guidelines for maintenance with our Editor-in-chief Dr Vaidehi Taman.

What does the statue say about maintenance in family matters?

Maintenance is a right of a married dependent spouse who does not have his or her own independent source of income. While the husband can ask for maintenance under any of the applicable law, it is also the duty of the husband to maintain his wife and children. Especially if the wife does not have an independent source of income.

What if the wife is a working woman is she still entitled to get maintenance?

A working woman is also entitled to get maintenance especially if she is taking care...