The obligation of one spouse to support the other financially for a temporary or permanent basis is decided on a case-by-case basis as agreed to by the parties or at the court's discretion.The maintenance order shall be in such amounts and for such periods of time as the court deems just, and after considering all relevant factors including: (1) The financial resources of the party seeking maintenance, including marital property apportioned to him, and his ability to meet his needs independently, including the extent to which a provision for support of a child living with the party includes a sum for that party as custodian; (2) The time necessary to acquire sufficient education or training to enable the party seeking maintenance to find appropriate employment; (3) The comparative earning capacity of each spouse; (4) The standard of living established during the marriage; (5) The obligations and assets, including the marital property apportioned to him and the separate property of each party; (6) The duration of the marriage; (7) The age, and the physical and emotional condition of the spouse seeking maintenance; (8) The ability of the spouse from whom maintenance is sought to meet his needs while meeting those of the spouse seeking maintenance; (9) The conduct of the parties during the marriage; and (10) Any other relevant factors.Do the courts look into such things while deciding emancipation cases? After that, my dad’s attitude towards me has changed completely. He refuses to pay my school fee, stopped buying me clothes, school supplies etc. How can I get my dad behind the bars for not giving child support to me?
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This is the Missouri court where the dissolution of marriage will be filed.
The court will assign a case number and have jurisdictional rights to facilitate and grant the orders concerning, but not limited to: property and debt division, support, custody, and visitation.
(Missouri Statutes - Title 30 - Chapter 452 - Sections: 300) Respondent.
The Respondent is the spouse who does not file the initial dissolution of marriage papers, but rather receives them by service.