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Clare, Family Solicitor
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I divorced in 2008. My 3 children are all over 17. On divorce

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I divorced in 2008. My 3 children are all over 17. On divorce my wife received in excess of 60% of our joint assets plus 50% share of my Final Salary and Money Purchase Benefits. She was awarded a lifetime maintenance order simply because her counsel argued that due to the pension split her Retirement Age would be 65, whereas mine is 60. I have not worked since the divorce, and therefore paid not spousal maintenence, whereas she has been to university and now has employment. Would I succeed in getting the lifetime maintenance order stopped. The only reason for this is to create long term certainty.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: UK Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Has she made any effort to enforce the spouse maintenance order?