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DB   16 October 2021

Gross or Net salary

During fixing the maintenance( final verdict) amount for 125c , which will be under consideration, Net salary or Gross salary of the husband ?


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minakshi bindhani   16 October 2021

As per your concerned query!

In the court, while dealing with the case of maintenance the net salary of a husband is always computed.

The Supreme Court in the case of Kalyan Dey Chowdhury Vs. Rita Dey Chowdhury (2019) held that 25 per cent of the husband’s net salary would be just and proper to be awarded as maintenance to the wife.

Hope it helps
Regards
Minakshi Bindhani
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Dr J C Vashista (Lawyer)     17 October 2021

Criteria for determining the quantum of maintenance For determining the quantum of maintenance payable to an applicant, the Court shall take into account the criteria enumerated in Part B – III of the judgment passed by Supreme Court in the case titled Rajnesh V Neha on 04th November 2020


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