Father cannot be absolved of maintaining child after divorce: Supreme Court

The Court directed the respondent to pay up the arrears in maintenance within eight weeks, failing which the same would be deducted in instalments from his salary.
Justice MR Shah, Justice AS Bopanna
Justice MR Shah, Justice AS Bopanna

The Supreme Court has held that the liability and responsibility of a father to maintain the child continues till the age of majority despite dissolution of the parents’ marriage (Neha Tyagi vs. Lieutenant Colonel Deepak Tyagi).

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