Spousal Maintenance

Spousal maintenance is not automatic, and often is considered as part of an overall settlement of financial matters.

It is essential that both parties attempt to reach an agreement outside of court, before filing an application for spousal maintenance orders.

The court will take into account the following factors before a spousal maintenance agreement is reached

  • Income, debts and property
  • Suitable standard of living
  • Who the children live with?
  • Health and Age
  • Ability to earn an income and whether the relationship breakdown has been affected.

Armstrong Legal are Australian Family Lawyers who specialise in property settlements and superannuation splitting.
If you need assistance with a property settlement please call us on 1300 167 465.


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