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Okay understood - I forgot to mention that she left her previous job to be with me on her own accord and that she came into the marriage with over R 140 000 worth of debt which I took over for her as to prevent her from getting blaclisted. Would this count in my favour ? and additionally can she apply for this maintenence prior to the official divorce as I do not plan to just sign the divorce papers, as I believe her reasons and headspace is completely incorrect. My counterclaim is naturally that I believe she was a gold digger and as soon as I settled her last debt everything went pear shaped. Do you think all of the above would count for anything in my favour. I know there is a couple of questions here but would appreciate your opinion.
Thanks a lot
Will she have to get a lawyer or can she approach the maintenance court directly ?
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