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James Mather
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hi can i apply for spousal maintenance even though we are not

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hi can i apply for spousal maintenance even though we are not divorced, been separated for a year but i dont want to divorce.

 

 

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
I will do my best to assist you but I need some further information first.
How much do you each bring home each month and are there any children involved?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

hi Claire, i earn £880pm and when he was leaving with me he was earning about £2678pm and our son is 3yrs 9m and my husband pays £222 support through CSA

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Who owns the house that you are living in - how much is it worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
We were renting a flat together but since he left I couldn't afford the £600 rent so had too e out now staying with friends till June then I have to get my own place with my son. I don't get benefits cause I'm on a visa.
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
May I ask why you are not willing to consider a divorce?
Claire