Alimony Laws: Weapon or Shield

  • Satakshi Gupta and Dr Manish Bharadwaj
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  • Satakshi Gupta

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

  • Dr Manish Bharadwaj

    Assistant Professor at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

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Alimony is a controversial financial safeguard for dependant partners after a divorce in modern-day India. The system's efficiency and impartiality are questioned in light of its propensity for abuse and adaptability to changing circumstances in society and the economy. Alimony tries to give monetary stability to the partners who undertook such sacrifices in order to lessen the income gap that results from divorce, especially when one partner gave up job prospects for the benefit of their family. The article explores the crucial impact that court decisions have on the continuous evolution and implementation of alimony laws. We may look at how authorities have construed and improved the support for spouse’s legal structure by examining seminal rulings. In addition to shedding information on the existing status of maintenance in India, this article will identify possible areas for future judicial declarations for enhancement. We can work to make sure alimony continues to be a fair and useful tool for providing worthy partners with financial stability after divorce by keeping an eye on the changing legal environment.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 2218 - 2226


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