Grant of maintenance under Domestic Violence Act not dependent on whether wife is capable of earning, Delhi HC

Grant of maintenance under Domestic Violence Act not dependent on whether wife is capable of earning, Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has held that while determining maintenance under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (DV Act), a court cannot assume that the wife would be gainfully employed merely because she was educated or was employed prior to her marriage.

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