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Posted by: Bongi | 2010/09/12

Maintenance?

My child is 8 months old, her father and i are not yet married. He pays a minimal amount for our daughter when he can. Can i claim maint if we are not married? what is the standard amount per month?

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Yes, you are certainy entitled to claim maintenance on behalf of the child. The amount will depend on the costs to raise the child as well as his ability to contribute towards it.

Bertus Preller
Family Law Attorney
Abrahams and Gross
bertus@divorceattorney.co.za

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Posted by: Sandra | 2010/09/13

Take Bertus''s advice he is correct !

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Posted by: family law expert | 2010/09/12

Yes, you are certainy entitled to claim maintenance on behalf of the child. The amount will depend on the costs to raise the child as well as his ability to contribute towards it.

Bertus Preller
Family Law Attorney
Abrahams and Gross
bertus@divorceattorney.co.za

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