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Clare, Family Solicitor
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Are future stock options in principle excluded from the

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are future stock options in principle excluded from the calculations of net income for the purposes of determining spousal maintenance?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
HiSpouse maintenance will be worked out on the basis of income actually received - not future stock options - although they might have a bearing on the capital settlement - emphasis on MIGHTClare
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thx Clare - is there any reference to this principle in the statutes?
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
No it is case based The most entertaining case on spouse maintenance remains the McCartney/Mills onehttp://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed1096
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