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maintenance order noun


a court order telling a separated partner, divorced spouse, or an absent parent to pay a regular, specified amount of money to help the partner financially or towards their child or children's upkeep
If the parties cannot reach an agreement about maintenance an application can be made to the court for a maintenance order.

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