Asked by Leandre on 12-02-2023 10:31:34
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Northern Cape
I want to know about divorce and maintenance
I want to divorce, me and my wife are 40
2 minor children
Im a manager with a salary of R23000 per month, shes currently unemployed but is a qualified assistance nurse with a average salary of R15000 per month
I pay currently all the stuff at home, they are all on my medical and I pay my sons private school.
My wife is very aggressive and I only stay at the rent home to take care of my children, but it starts to become unbearable. When I buy food she take it to her sisters and friends and party with it.
Im currently studying on my own cost, last year LLB
It becomes very difficult for me and its for years now that Ive been treated very badly.
On what defense can I go? to only take care of my minor children, because I never going to withdraw my financial obligations towards my children like in their school fees and medical and then Im also willing to pay a amount towards their food. But as per logica
Please assist, I cant take it anymore. I also know the Divorce Act and Maintenance Act, but in theory and need advise in practica/real life
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