Legal Question in Sexual Harassment in India

i have been married to a person who harasses me and threatens me.i am being beaten up by him and ridiculed by his family.he sexually harasses me and physically and mentally wounds me.i have two daughters so i put up with him.recently he had an illicit affair and after being exposed wants me to leave him i am a housewife with no source of income and he is a business man what can i do??

Asked on 3/20/13, 2:49 am

3 Answers from Attorneys

File case for maintenance and domestic violence also.

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Answered on 3/20/13, 6:46 am

Jayesh Desai Jayesh Desai

You can file a complaint under Domestic Violence Act, and also seek maintenance and divorce. You can also seek maintenance for your daughters independently, along-with their custody.

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Answered on 3/22/13, 9:49 am

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