- A Hindu wife has right to claim maintenance/Alimony from the husband, in case of divorce. She has NO right to claim property of the husband either self-acquired or inherited.
- Further Wife can seek not only right to monthly maintenance against the husband but even enforce her right to residence against him under the Protection of women from domestic violence Act,2005.
Hence, as per law of the land , your wife has right for monthly maintenance, permanent alimony and maintenance and right to residence against her living husband, but she has no right to claim any share in your properties during your lifetime.
- No, court will not order the property in question to your wife as alimony after considering custody of kids.
But they have residence right from you as per law including maintenance.
Therefore in the event of divorce , the condition will be monetary and not share in your property.
Further , it depend upon the ground of divorce as well .How you are going to give her divorce i.e. by way of mutual divorce or after filing a divorce case in the family court .