Alternate accommodation under the domestic violence act

The husband shall provide an alternate accommodation to his wife who is facing domestic violence in her matrimonial home. The wife has a right to reside in a house where she lived, at any point of time, with her husband and in-laws in a domestic relationship. Alternate accommodation is an exceptional remedy under Section 19 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act.

Protection order under the domestic violence act

Protection order under the domestic violence act

Protect the aggrieved person from any possible act of domestic violence is the prime object of the Protection of Woman from Domestic Violence Act 2005. Section 18 of the DV Act provides such a power to the Magistrate to impose some restrictions upon the respondent to refrain himself from committing any act of domestic violence.

Sister in law wants to expel me from the matrimonial home

Sister in law wants to expel me from the matrimonial home. She was married and living in her parent’s house with his husband and son. She is mentally irritating me and trying to let me out of the house. My husband is with my side. But the house is owned by the...
Second wife seeking residence order under domestic violence act

Second wife seeking residence order under domestic violence act

I am the second wife seeking residence order. I initiated DV case against him and another criminal complaint of 420,498A,354,376,324 of I.P.C against my in-laws, I want a residence in the matrimonial house but his first divorce is pending. He compelled me by force to...

Husband purposely became jobless to frustrate my case

Husband purposely became jobless to frustrate my case. I filed a lawsuit in court under the protection of women from domestic violence act 2005 under sec 12,18,19,20 & 23. How I will get interim maintenance from my husband if he is purposely jobless?. I am having...

Residence order under domestic violence act

Section 19 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 provides residence order. The Magistrate can pass such an order if the respondent is trying to throw out the applicant (aggrieved person) from the shared household. Right to shelter is a fundamental right and this section enforces this right to a woman who has no title, ownership or interesting the shared household.

False allegation of domestic violence against husband

My file has filed a false case under domestic violence act. Does the court examine the truthfulness of the case before passing any order against the accused? False allegations made by the wife against her husband destroy the sanctity of marriage. Marriage speaks of an...

Monetary relief under DV Act

I’m a victim of domestic violence. My husband and in-laws have been committing cruelty even on petty issues. I left my matrimonial home and living with my parents. Can I get monetary relief under the domestic violence act? A wife is entitled to maintenance upon proof...