My ex pay every month R1300 per month. The final divorce letter stated (24 August 2000) that he must pay R500 per month. He must pay for her to stay in school medical aid also.She is going to highschool next year how much can I ask him to pay for 2012. I am paying the medical and he is suppose to pay for that. Please help me he lives in Ireland and we in South Africa
Asking him but he said its enough the R1300
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The amount is depending on the needs of the child then divide pro rata between the parents for example
School 1000 pm
food 500 pm
close 100 pm
house 1000 pm ( rent is 3000 / 3 (child counts 1 and adult 2)
total 3100 pm
Mother earns 5000
father earns 25 000
3100 / 30000= answer x 25 000 = the maintenance payable
Of course reasonableness does play a role but the sum does give good indication of the amount to be paid.
If he is in Ireland you just go to the Maintenance officer where you reside and reqeust (forms) to increase maintenance. The officer will help you with the process.
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Sorry I know that I have to add everything up that im paying. I do not know how much my ex gets paid and I dont think it is my right to ask him. orry im afrikaans so my english is not that good. In 2000 according to the Final papers he had to pay R500 and everything relating school and for medical. He now only pays R1300 per month and not the school stuff or the medical. I know that he earns much more money he buys tickets for his family to go and visit. After 12 years R1300 is just not enough. I will not be able to pay a laywer all that money that they want. If I do go to a laywer and they grant my amount after he said no can I then ask him to pay the laywer?
Dear client You do not need a lawyer. The maintenance officer at court will assist you.Their is no cost orders in maintenance court. Thus you will not be able to claim the money on lawyers back
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