Will I have to pay spousal maintenance?

Will I have to pay spousal maintenance?

Under the Family Law Act, a legal or de facto spouse may claim spousal maintenance after separation. If a spouse is entitled to spousal maintenance, the spouse with the higher income must provide him or her with financial support. This may be paid periodically or as a lump sum, depending on the circumstances.

Does a wife get half in a divorce?

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Actually the family court uses what we call a 4 (or 5) step approach to determine who gets what in divorce or separation. Most commonly people end up with 60/40 or even 70/30. Rarely they get half.

What if husband wants divorce and wife doesn t?

If your wife is adamant in troubling you the option is to initiate procedure from your side. You can file a divorce on ground of cruelty after one year of your marriage. You said your marriage is one year over,so you should file and independent petition against her in the Court.

Can a spouse deny a divorce?

if your husband is deny the divorce and he is not come in the court and he refused the divorce to him then you have to lodge a complaint against your husband for maintenance..

Can court force wife to stay with husband?

1. No court can compel either husband or wife to live with his/her spouse. You have every right to stay separately from him. It seems that a decree of RCR (restitution of conjugal rights) has been passed against you.

What rights does a husband have over his wife?

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Under common law principles, a spouse has the right to receive compensation from the wrongdoer for the love, affection, care, services, companionship, and sexual relations that she or he, as the surviving spouse, is now denied.