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Maternity Benefit Dispute


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


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.


The employer will file a reply to your petition.


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.

Why MyAdvo?

Pool of expert employment lawyers who have experience in dealing with cases of maternity benefits compensation
Step-by-step update through the case lifecycle
A-Z guarantee which covers cost of changing the lawyer in the rare case of any concern
Dedicated portal to manage your case documents and communicating directly with the lawyer
Payment is fixed in the beginning and you are not hassled later

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