A court order directing payment of a regular fixed sum for maintenance to be paid to a spouse after separation or divorce.
More example sentences
- Furthermore, s. 8 defines a maintenance order in relation to a child, as periodical payments.
- It appears to me that the maintenance order falls within the description of family proceedings in subpara above.
- In such cases, the maintenance assessment will continue in force but the PWC will have rights under the maintenance order.