WIFE MAINTENANCE LAW IN PAKISTAN
: According to wife maintenance law in Pakistan, the wife is entitled to maintenance however there is no wife maintenance after divorce in Pakistan as after divorce she ceases to be wife. Wife maintenance a month depends on the financial condition of the husband which the court has to decide. Second wife maintenance is also mandatory for the husband. Many females ask this question can wife get maintenance after divorce or does a wife get maintenance in reality or can a wife file a maintenance case or not. The answer to all these questions is yes a wife asking for maintenance gets maintenance, and even earning wife maintenance is also received. The working wife gets maintenance as is not stopped for the reason that she earns herself. Maintenance of wife under Muslim law is mandatory for the husband however there is no maintenance of Muslim divorced wife and there is no maintenance of ex-wives in Pakistan.
WIFE MAINTENANCE AFTER DIVORCE
There is no wife maintenance after divorce in Pakistan as after divorce she is no more the wife so there is no point in maintaining her. This is the reason most of the time when the wife seeks maintenance from the court the husband divorces the wife and put the maintenance case to an end. Even after the khula in Pakistan, the wife does not get maintenance.
WIFE MAINTENANCE A MONTH
: The family court decides the wife’s maintenance a month amount according to the circumstances of the case and the financial condition of the husband.
MAINTENANCE OF WIFE IN ISLAMIC LAW
: Maintenance of wife in Islamic law and state law is on the shoulders of the husband. The husband is bound to maintain the wife under Islamic law and the law of the state.
SECOND WIFE MAINTENANCE
: Maintenance is not just for the first wife. The second wife is also a wife and the second wife maintenance in Pakistan by the husband is the same as the maintenance of the first wife. The second wife should be maintained in the same way the first wife is maintained by the husband. The case of wife maintenance and child custody in Pakistan can be jointly filed.
CAN WIFE GET MAINTENANCE AFTER DIVORCE? No! A wife cannot get maintenance after divorce except till the period of iddat.
DOES A WIFE GET MAINTENANCE? Yes! The wife gets maintenance in Pakistan by the husband. If the husband fails to maintain the wife she can file a maintenance case in court.
CAN A WIFE FILE MAINTENANCE CASE? Yes! The wife can file a maintenance case in court if her husband is not maintaining her. She can file a case of maintenance only before she gets the divorce certificate in Pakistan.
CAN EARNING WIFE GET MAINTENANCE? Yes! Earning wife maintenance is also obligatory for the husband. A husband cannot take a plea that her wife earns so he doesn’t have to maintain her. It is her right whether she earns or not.
WHAT IS WIFE ASKING FOR MAINTENANCE DON’T GET IT? If a wife asking for maintenance doesn’t get it from the husband she can file suit for maintenance of wife through a lawyer in the family court.
CAN WIFE GET MAINTENANCE WITHOUT DIVORCE? Yes! The wife can get maintenance without divorce. The maintenance is received until she is married. After divorce, there is no maintenance. She has to submit the Nadra marriage certificate in court as evidence of being still married.
CAN WORKING WIFE GET MAINTENANCE? Yes! The working wife gets maintenance. It does not make any difference if she is working or not.
IS MAINTENANCE OF WIFE UNDER MUSLIM LAW OBLIGATORY ON THE HUSBAND? Yes! Maintenance of wife under Muslim law is obligatory on the husband.
WHERE TO FILE MAINTENANCE OF WIFE APPLICATION? Maintenance of wife application requires to be filed in family court through a lawyer.
IS THERE ANY MAINTENANCE OF MUSLIM DIVORCED WIFE? No these are no maintenance of Muslim divorce wife as after divorce they are no more a wife of that husband.
IS THERE ANY LAW OF MAINTENANCE OF EX-WIFE? No! There is no law of maintenance of ex-wife in Pakistan. For details please contact our lawyer in Lahore Pakistan.