I would like to know if I am allowed to ...

Asked by Mulalo on 31-10-2020 11:06:29
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Limpopo

I would like to know if I am allowed to file for child maintenance if I'm in the following scenario. 

I am not working and I'm depending on social grant. The baby's father is not employed but he is a prophet. He can make R10 000 in a good day or an average of R60 000 per month.

He owns 3 cars, BMW i20, vw polo and a Toyota vvti.

I also have proof that he gets an average of R60 000 in a month because he once gave me his capitec statement. 

So my question is can I apply for maintenance? Because he told me that if I apply for maintenance he will tell the court that he isn't working/employed. 

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 02-11-2020 18:24:46

Hi there,

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Yes, you can apply for maintenance. 

You can subpoena (require him to produce) his bank statements to the maintenance court. 

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