Paying or receiving spousal maintenance can be difficult for both parties. It means having to re-think your household budget, while trying to get to grips with your new circumstances. This article and links will help you work out how any changes in income, new relationships and other events might impact maintenance payments.
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The process of answering the questions in each agreement builder should help you consider what outcomes are best for your children and both of you. They can form a useful starting point when discussing your situation with your ex-partner or a legal representative such as a solicitor.
How you’re going to be effective co-parents apart is one of the most important things you’ll need to figure out. It can be one of the hardest issues – very emotive. This tool aims to give you a head start to managing this well. It will help you explore your own motivations and emotions, and be curious about where your ex may be coming from and what lies behind their ideas.