Top court orders man to support ‘bigamous’ wife

Top court orders man to support ‘bigamous’ wife

Dec 15, 2012

Can a man be ordered to pay maintenance to a woman who enters into a bigamous relationship with him after concealing her first marriage? Yes, says the Supreme Court. A bench of justice P Sathasivam and justice Ranjan Gogoi has ruled that unless the alleged bigamous marriage is declared null and void in a proper legal proceeding, the man and woman will be treated as a married couple, which makes him liable to pay her maintenance.

Reversing a Jharkhand high court verdict, the SC was not swayed by a certificate of the woman’s first marriage, the existence of which she has denied….

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