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How much maintenance should I be paying?

by Tuesday, February 19, 2013

How much maintenance? After a divorce/separation, the party with the highest income can make maintenance payments (‘periodical payments’) to the lower/non-earning partner. These payments can continue for life; not like other financial settlements, so it’s an ongoing liability. There are three main factors you may wish to think about when considering maintenance: 1)      Should you be ...