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MINOR CHILD IS THE JOINT OBLIGATION OF BOTH PARENTS

The Trial Court entered a judgment of dissolution.  It awarded permanent maintenance to the wife.   The wife had spent several years raising their daughter rather than pursuing a career. The Trial Court ordered the husband to pay half of the daughter's private high school tuition.  The husband argued that he should pay less than half [...]

By | June 24th, 2019|Child Support, Spousal Maintainence|0 Comments

DON’T SHOW ANYONE THOSE COMPROMISING PHOTOGRAPHS!

Parties agree on divorce settlement terms.   Husband will pay wife $5200 per month for permanent maintenance.   There were other monetary terms related to the children.   There were property division terms. He executed a trust agreement.  He would transfer to a trustee certain described property, including real estate.   This was for the purpose of securing his obligations. [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|Property Division, Uncategorized|0 Comments

COURT SAID ILL HUSBAND STILL ABLE TO PAY MAINTENANCE

  The parties divorced.  They had three young children. Wife received a combination of child support and maintenance. This is done for tax purposes. Child support terminated when the youngest child went to college. Wife was now awarded permanent maintenance. Later, Husband filed a Motion to terminate the maintenance. The Husband had to prove a [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|Spousal Maintainence|0 Comments

FORGET IT, I AM ENTITLED TO PERMANENT MAINTENANCE

This marriage lasted 29 years. The Appellate Court said that the Wife’s award of rehabilitative maintenance in the amount of $2,750 per month for 30 months was wrong. Wife should have been awarded permanent maintenance. It should have been in an amount sufficient for her to maintain the lifestyle the parties enjoyed during the marriage. [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Spousal Maintainence|0 Comments