Interim maintenance orders not appealable under Hindu Marriage Act, Family Courts Act: Madras High Court

Such orders of interim maintenance can be challenged only through criminal revision petitions under Article 227 of the Constitution, a bench of Justices M Sundar and K Govindarajan Thilakavadi said.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently ruled that interim or pendente lite orders of maintenance passed by a family court are not amenable to an appeal before the High Court either under Section 28 of the Hindu Marriage (HM) Act or under Section 19 of the Family Courts (FC) Act.

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