When you divorce or dissolve your civil partnership in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, one of you may agree to pay the other a lump sum or ongoing spousal maintenance payments. Both are designed to help the financially weaker person adjust to their financial position after divorce. Find out more in this article.
Clean break or spousal maintenance after divorce or dissolution
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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.
Use this tool to do help you calculate your financial situation. Add the information to your 'Agreement builder - Finances tool' along with your thoughts around what outcomes you'd like to see.