My father got married to a different girl 5 Yrs back. Me with my two unmarried sisters &my mother left alone. The only source of our income is our father. Now he don't look after us. What are Our legal rights?
Asked in Property Law from Araria, Bihar
Claim maintenance from your father and seek partition of the property. Consult a good local lawyer.
Your father is duty bound to lend financial support to your mother and unmarried children. If he has abdicated this duty then your mother may enforce it by filing a case for maintenance in court. If there is some ancestral property in your family then you may claim your share therein by filing a suit for partition.
your mother can file complaint under Dv act . she can seek right to stay in matrimonial home , maintenance from her husband . in addition your father has to maintain his children . he cannot abdicate his responsibility . if your father has some ancestral property you can file suit for partition
your mother canclaim maintenence
Advocate, New Delhi