The High Court said it is important to know who the child wants to live with when awarding custody


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Updated Saturday, January 15, 2022 12:03 am IST

Summary

The High Court of Punjab and Haryana, in a child custody petition, noted that the welfare of the child is more important than the claims of the parents. It is also important to know who the child wants to be with. With this, the National Court dismissed the mother’s request.

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The Punjab-Haryana High Court, in dismissing the petition of the mother seeking custody of the child, made it clear that when awarding custody it is very important to know who the child wants to live with. The High Court said that the welfare of the child is more important than the claims of the parents. The female Fazilka resident, filing the petition, said that she got married in 2014 and had a daughter in 2015.

There was a constant dispute between the petitioner and her husband, so she started leaving the house with the daughter in September 2020. In doing so, the husband and his relatives beat the petitioner and did not allow the daughter to be brought. The lower court had ordered the status quo in the matter. On the woman’s petition filed in the High Court for custody of the child, the husband said that his wife used to fight in the house and left the house.

You are taking better care of your daughter. He is studying in the best school in the city. The daughter is also very happy with it. When questioned by the court, the daughter expressed her desire to live with her father and grandparents instead of her mother. After this, the National Court dismissed the petition filed by the mother seeking custody of the five-year-old girl.

The High Court said that in the issue of child custody, the right of the parents is not only paramount, but it is also very important to see with whom the welfare and well-being of the child rests. At the same time, it is also important to see who the child wants to be with. The High Court has ordered that the girl lives with her father, grandfather and grandmother.

Scope

The Punjab-Haryana High Court, in dismissing the petition of the mother seeking custody of the child, made it clear that when awarding custody it is very important to know who the child wants to live with. The High Court said that the welfare of the child is more important than the claims of the parents. The female Fazilka resident, filing the petition, said that she got married in 2014 and had a daughter in 2015.

There was a constant dispute between the petitioner and her husband, so she started leaving the house with the daughter in September 2020. In doing so, the husband and his relatives beat the petitioner and did not allow the daughter to be brought. The lower court had ordered the status quo in the matter. On the woman’s petition filed in the High Court for custody of the child, the husband said that his wife used to fight in the house and left the house.

You are taking better care of your daughter. He is studying in the best school in the city. The daughter is also very happy with it. When questioned by the court, the daughter expressed her desire to live with her father and grandparents instead of her mother. After this, the National Court dismissed the petition filed by the mother seeking custody of the five-year-old girl.

The High Court said that in the issue of child custody, the right of the parents is not only paramount, but it is also very important to see with whom the welfare and well-being of the child rests. At the same time, it is also important to see who the child wants to be with. The High Court has ordered that the girl lives with her father, grandfather and grandmother.


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