This is the next instalment in our bitesize blog series in which we hope to demystify some of the legal terms which are frequently used by family solicitors when giving legal advice and in the family courts environment.
Interim Maintenance: Payments made during divorce proceedings from one spouse to the other. It is intended to provide financial support to the lower income spouse until a full and final settlement is reached. Interim maintenance can be paid voluntarily but if it cannot be agreed, one spouse can apply to the court to secure payments.
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