In some circumstances, you may be entitled to spousal or child maintenance. The court will look at many factors when considering if you are eligible for spousal maintenance, these include the income of your partner or spouse and their assets and liabilities. They will also look at your ability to work, your health, your assets and liabilities and any other factors that might be stopping you from working.
Spousal Maintenance can be quite stressful and complicated, therefore, obtaining professional legal advice earlier in the process can save you time, money and relationships along the way. Oxford Partners Lawyers are able to act in both the preventive and the contentious sphere and will try to resolve your matter through negotiation (if possible) before going to trial.
In order to receive maintenance from your partner, under the Family Law Act, you must demonstrate that:
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