Under Muslim Marriage law, maintenance is paid to the woman by your husband to you and your children after the divorce has taken place. You do not have to pay maintenance to your husband as under Muslim law, only a man has to pay and take care of the woman after the divorce.
Maintenance for Wife
In Muslim law, you have a right to get maintenance from your husband till:
- Your Iddat period for divorce is over.
- After your iddat period until you remarry.
- You can also ask for more maintenance if the amount you are receiving is insufficient based on circumstances.
- Any relatives who may inherit your wealth and property.
- Your children.
- Your parents.
- State Wakf Board.