maintenance order can be enforced by any magistrate where the respondent is residing or by the magistrate who passed the order. hence as per section 127 of Cr.P.C. the petition can be filed before the court where the respondent is residing at present.
Read section 128 of Cr.P.C.
Enforcement of order of maintenance
A copy of the order of maintenance or interim maintenance and expenses of proceeding, as the case may be shall be given without payment to the person in whose favour it is made, or to his guardian, if any, or to the person to whom the allowance for the maintenance or the allowance for the interim maintenance and expenses of proceeding, as the case may be is to be paid; and such order may be enforced by any Magistrate in any place where the person against whom it is made may be, on such Magistrate being satisfied as to the identity of the parties and the non-payment of the allowance or as the case may be expenses, due.
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