• Will You Automatically Receive Maintenance When You Divorce Your Spouse?

    Child maintenance and spousal maintenance after a divorce are not the same thing. When one party is ordered to pay child maintenance, this is to pay for the expenses associated with your children, generally when the other party has been awarded primary or even shared custody. Spousal maintenance is generally only ordered when one party will be at a significant financial disadvantage following the dissolution of the marriage. But is spousal maintenance a permanent, ongoing arrangement? [Read More]