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Tag: maintenance

Our Family Law solicitors here at Neves are often asked if it is possible to claim maintenance for an adult child. Below we explain the circumstances in which a claim could be made to the Family Court.

No order shall be made for a child who has atta…

Spousal maintenance 

When parties divorce and the Courts become involved in resolving financial disputes, they can order that one party to the marriage pays the other spousal maintenance for a period of time, via a Periodical Payments Order (PPO).


Spousal maintenance is one of the orders that a court can make upon divorce. The amount of the maintenance is agreed at the time of the order; however, as a result of inflation, as time goes by the value of the maintenance awarded will decrease if it…