July 23, 2016

Father Sues His Three Daughters For Not Visiting Him Enough

Mr Yang Zhengyuan, a 69-year-old father of three from China's Sichuan province has filed a lawsuit against his three daughters for not returning home to visit him 'frequently'. He claimed his daughters hadn't come home enough or given him enough financial support over the past ten years.

Funny enough, his daughters - Yang Liu, Yang Qing and Yang Lan - has hit back with a counterclaim accusing him of favoring boys over girls.

Yang Liu claims that her father beat her in her own office after she failed to give him the money he was demanding from her.

While Yang Qing said she was beaten by her dad when she was pregnant: 'When I was a few months pregnant, he pulled my hair and beat me.'

They have provided copies of balance transfers sent to their father.

The family has been able to work out an agreement under which they will visit him twice a year and call once every month. The mother of the girls, Mrs Xiao Liu, confirmed the girls' allegations saying her husband favored boys over girls and used to beat her.

The daughters also argue that their father has shown a lack of interest in their personal affairs such as education, marriages and careers.

Yang Qing told reporters: 'Even if he wins the case, we would lose our affection.'

On his part, the dad admitted that he could have contributed more to his family but denies claims that he 'abandoned' his daughters.

Earlier in 2016 China introduced a law that allows parents sue children for not seeing them enough.

Children who still refuse to visit their parents will be given a bad credit which may make it difficult for them to open bank accounts, take out loans and even have a library card. The new law has an emphasis on 'coming home' rules.

During visits to their parents, the children have to provide financial and spiritual support to them.


Kay Heavy said...

What a world?

samaila sulaiman said...

Hmmmm! White people. But I think its ok cos children are meant to take care of their parents same way the parents once took care of them

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Hassan Aderemi said...

Let the father forgives those daughters, amend his way to treat all his children equally both male & female, meanwhile those daughters too to forgive their father & let bygone be bygone one cannot have two fathers, he still remained their biological fathers that they owe responsibilities to cater for.

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olutoscene1 said...

ahah. orisirisi.

#Olu,can you see?

Jeff Kingsley Jr said...

chai dey showing him enough love loool

Michael Amata said...


SPACO said...

Hmmm, this is bad ooooo

inumidun said...

He wants dem around him, mak dem self dey available..