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A pregnant woman is entitled to various maternity benefits such as paid leave of 6 weeks, woman cannot be engaged in tedious work involving labour, woman cannot be terminated during the period. If your employer refuses to give you maternity benefits, you can file a case against the employer to claim compensation for maternity benefits. MyAdvo will help you draft and file the petition through an expert employment lawyer.

Before filing the case, sending a legal notice to the employer acts as a final warning. In case the dispute is still not resolved, you should then file the case to claim maternity benefits from your employer. To send a legal notice, please click here.

Steps involved in a case for Maternity Benefit Compensation

Before your Payment

After your Payment

Consultation

Once you book the service, our representative will connect with you within 24 working hours to understand your case and requirements.

Document Verification

You will be required to send scanned copies of documents pertaining to the employment and pregnancy for verification by a lawyer.

Petition Drafting

The lawyer will draft and share petition with you for review and approval.

Sending Petition Copy

Once you approve the draft, you will have to print the petition on legal size paper and send signed copy to us along with required documents.

Petition Filing

Upon receipt of the signed copy, the lawyer will file the Petition in Court.

Admission Hearing

The lawyer will make preliminary arguments before the court and get the case admitted. A notice will be issued to opposite party to file the reply.

Reply

The employer will file a reply to your petition.

Rejoinder

After perusing the reply, if required, the lawyer will draft and file a rejoinder.

Hearing and Arguments

The Court will conduct hearings in the matter and examine the evidence presented before it. MyAdvo will keep you updated on the status of your case.

Decision by court

The Court will state its decision by delivering a judgment.
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Payment Structure

  • You are required to pay 40% of the case fee to start the work
  • 30% is payable after the suit is admitted by the court
  • Remaining 30% is to be paid before the final hearing of the case

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