Spousal/De facto Maintenance
Maintenance is financial support paid by one party of the marriage (Spousal) or de facto relationship (De facto) to the other in the circumstances where one party is unable to support themselves adequately due to:
A Court can make order for payment of:
What does the Court consider
When determining maintenance applications, the Courts consider the need of the applicant for maintenance and the respondent’s capacity to pay maintenance by reference to a list of factors which include:
The above should not be treated as legal advice but general information.
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