Wife who has forgone maintenance after divorce by mutual consent not entitled to it later: Madras High Court

The Court said that Section 125(4) of the CrPC made it clear that if a woman was living separately from her husband based on mutual consent, she was not entitled to any maintenance.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

If a woman agrees to waive her right to claim maintenance from her husband, and opts for a divorce by mutual consent, she cannot later demand maintenance under the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), the Madras High Court has held.  

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