De facto Separation

De facto separation occurs when either a heterosexual couple or a same sex couple who, whilst not marrying, have lived together as a couple on a genuine domestic basis and now wish to separate. A de facto partner’s ability to seek a property settlement or deal with other financial issues arsing from the breakdown of [...]

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What is Spousal Maintenance?

We frequently get asked the questions: What is Spousal Maintenance? Can I get assistance with living expenses after divorce? Do I have to contribute to my former partner's living expenses after separation? In some circumstances, in addition to distributing property, it is appropriate for payments to be by one former partner to the other, in order [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|divorce, Divorce Law, Spousal Maintenance|Comments Off on What is Spousal Maintenance?