(Querist) 23 September 2010
This query is : Resolved
husband is working with Post Department. Divorse petition filed by wife is decreed in sept 2008 and maintainance of R. 2000 p.m. is also granted to the wife but after six month husband died there is no issue out of said wedlock only mother and sister of the husband is nearest relative of the husband no remarriage after divorse ther is no charge on husbands property in respect of maintainance now questition arise that
whether divorsed wife is entitle to retirment benifit of the deceased husband ?
whether divorsed wife can claim?
whether wife can claim maintainance from mother and sister of the deceased husband out of deceased husbands property?
(Expert) 23 September 2010
The answer NO for both the queries. After divorce , the wife looses all right of inheritance from her husband.
Only the right of maintenance remains if the divorced wife does not remarry . But if the husband dies then his to her relative has got no liability.
(Expert) 24 September 2010
(Expert) 25 September 2010
I AGREE WITH MR. BARMAB.