Court ruling: Parents of handicapped adults must still pay maintenance

Parents of severely handicapped children who are old enough to qualify for independent state support are still obliged to contribute to their maintenance, according to a ruling made by the Constitutional Court on Wednesday. It was hearing a complaint from a woman seeking financial support from her estranged husband for their 30-year-old daughter, who she looks after. The case will now be heard again by the Prague Regional Court, which previously ruled in favour of the father.

Author: Ian Willoughby