Spousal Maintenance / Financial Support

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Following separation, one party to a relationship may seek a payment from the other party for spousal maintenance. Spousal maintenance is separate to the requirement for a party to pay child support. The  Court has the power to make orders with respect to spousal maintenance. There are three types of spousal maintenance being urgent spousal maintenance, interim spousal maintenance, and lump sum spousal maintenance.

Understanding your rights and entitlements with respect to spousal maintenance is important.  We are able to provide you with detailed advice as to the different types of spousal maintenance which may be available to you and the requirements to be met in order to obtain an Order for spousal maintenance.

We offer a no cost 30 minute initial consultation to discuss your situation with an experienced family lawyer. The initial consultation provides an opportunity to gain an informed understanding of your matter and the necessary steps to achieve a resolution.

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