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"My mother wants maintenance from me and I am unable to help her due to my financial situation. She is taking me to court, and I don’t see how I can afford any more financial commitment."
A forty-one-year-old woman asks if she can claim maintenance money from the father who left her many years ago.
"Divorce is ugly and people get hurt all the time. I just wish that all parents would accept the responsibility that they have to the children that they have produced and those children should come first." A reader shares both her own and her husband's experience with paying maintenance.
"It causes great distress to be in a position where you work hard and do everything humanly possible to support your children and the defaulting party can do whatever they like." – One of our readers wrote in to share her struggle to get the father of her children to pay maintenance. "In the real world," she explains, "some people go to court for years and never get a cent."
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A woman whose ex-husband has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for not paying maintenance has encouraged others in similar situations never to give up.
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Our readers make equally rational cases as to whether or not a teen suing his mom for maintenance money is ridiculous or fair but the real question is, "Who is paying his legal fees?"
19-year-old student, Thomas, is taking his mother to court for maintenance money to the value of R14 655 a month.
"The reality is that society is quick to believe claims by those, like my ex, who love telling the story of how she was bullied out of her children, how she was kept away. And nothing could be further from the truth." – A dad shares the side of the maintenance money story the courts probably won't tell you.
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