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aashish (student)     01 May 2011

domestic violence

it is well settled now that a wife can file D.V complaint agaisnt husbands relaties(plz. provide me links to download citations).

can anyone tell me if a wife can file D.V complaint against mother-in-law only (not against husband) ?



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Arvind Singh Chauhan (advocate)     01 May 2011

Yes it can be against mother in law only. Find the attachement related to against relatives.

Arvind Singh Chauhan (advocate)     01 May 2011

Sorry I couldn't attach. Find here


Attached File : 15 15 against females also.rar downloaded: 146 times

aashish (student)     01 May 2011

thanks or the citations. but, i wantd t know if i can implead the monther-in-law only in a D.V Complaint. i will let you know about the matter a ittle it will help in understanding. the husband is good with the wife, there is no problem in thier relations. the problm is with the mother-in-law only. she is the 2nd wife of the complaints husband she hurls abusive languages, etc etc upon the wife. they reside in a building which is a rented one they even share a kitchen. the mother-in-law does not allow her to cook. NOW MY QUESTION IS CAN A WIFE IMPLEAD ONLY MOTHER-IN-LAW INA D.V COMPLAINT (HUSBAND NOT A PARTY) ?

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