Understand the law on maintenance.

The following topic forms part of the Unit Aspects of Family Law.

Understand the law on maintenance:

Duty to maintain: spouse, child, partner,

Ancillary orders: maintenance pending suit; periodic payments; lump sum; pensions; transfer of property;sale of property.

Assessment of financial position: discretionary factors; current position eg White, Miller, Mcfarlane;enforcement of orders; reform.


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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Law course

Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers

Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers.

Contract Law

Consumer Law

Aspects of the Law of Tort.

Aspects of Employment Law.

Aspects of Family Law

Dispute solving in the Legal System (Mandatory)

Understanding Law Making (Mandatory)

Aspects of Legal Liability (Mandatory)