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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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I am divorcing and there is a settlement involved. I am in

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I am divorcing and there is a settlement involved. I am in receipt of Disability living allowance (Care component and mobility component) Is this income taken into account in the settlement issue with it being a non means tested allowance?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
HiThe fact that it is not means tested is irrelevant with the Family Court proceedings and when assessing your need for Spouse Maintenance this income will indeed be taken into accountClare