July 10, 2017
Need for Spousal Maintenance

Financial Separation From Spouse: Proving the Need for Spousal Maintenance and the Adverse Findings That May Be Justified When a Party Fails to Lead Available Evidence

Financial Separation From Spouse: Introduction In essence, the liability to pay maintenance arises from: the applicant’s inability to adequately support themselves; and the respondent’s capacity to […]
October 10, 2016
spousal support

Spousal Support: How Long do Payments Last?

The duration of spousal support payments is not considered in a vacuum. In Raine & Creed [2015] FamCAFC 133, the Full Court of the Family Court […]