Economic Abuse

Child Maintenance Difficulties

Support for Parents Going Through The Child Maintenance System CMDSA CMDSA is an acronym for Child Maintenance Difficulties in South Africa, a Facebook group founded by Felicity Guest in July 2014.  She started the group to offer support to people going through the maintenance system as a result of her own traumatic experience with a fraudulent …

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Signs that your Spouse is Hiding Assets

Hiding assets to avoid sharing fairly during divorce is an unethical and illegal practice, commonly found all over the world. Your assets may include your marital home (primary residence), holiday property, investments, bank accounts, savings, shares, retirement funds, pension plans, cash value on life insurance, a professional practice, a business and much more. Instead of …

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Economic Abuse

Definition: When one intimate partner has control over the other partner’s access to economic resources, diminishing the victim’s capacity to support him/herself and forces him/her to depend on the perpetrator financially. Control of someone’s present or future earning potential. Economic abuse is often used as a controlling mechanism as part of a larger pattern of …

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