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  • Episode 009 - Must Ex-Spouse Become Self-Sufficient?

    This question may be the most asked question I get as a family lawyer. It is also a frequent source of heated debate in many family cases. Courts have clarified that a failure to achieve self sufficiency is simply one factor to take into account when determining entitlement to and the appropriate amount of spousal support, and that there is no absolute obligation or duty to become self sufficient, only to make reasonable efforts towards this...
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    This question may be the most asked question I get as a family lawyer. It is also a frequent source of heated debate in many family cases. Courts have clarified that a failure to achieve self sufficiency is simply one factor to take into account when determining entitlement to and the appropriate amount of spousal support, and that there is no absolute obligation or duty to become self sufficient, only to make reasonable efforts towards this...

    Tags: divorce, self-sufficiency, get-a-job, spouse, ex-spouse, support

    By Nancy - June 5, 2013
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