My wife is a mother of a 28 year old mal...

Asked by kevin7007 on 17-03-2021 11:26:01
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Gauteng

My wife is a mother of a 28 year old male who is unemployed. Her son has 2 kids with a woman and they receive a state grant. The mother of the children had summoned my wife for maintenance. The 2 kids reside with their mother. Can my wife be held liable to pay maintenance for the 2 kids of her son?  My wife is working.

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 19-03-2021 12:38:07

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Yes, unfortunately, grandparents can be held liable for maintenance from their grandchildren.

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