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US-born ex-spouse wins lawsuit – Kuwaiti man to pay ex-wife, kids and maid monthly – ARAB TIMES

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KUWAIT CITY, August 8: The Court of Appeal ordered a financially stable Kuwaiti citizen to pay a maintenance fee of 750 KD per month to his US-born ex-wife continuously for his five children, and the monthly salary of a housekeeper, which is KD 100, housekeeper’s recruitment fee, which is KD 1,000, and monthly transportation costs of KD 200 per month. With this decision, the Appeals Chamber of the Personal Status Court issued its decision in favor of the “citizen of American descent” to modify the decision rendered by the Court of First Instance to compel the husband “a well-to-do Kuwaiti citizen” to this alimony.

According to the lawsuit filed by attorney Fatima Al-Shatti on behalf of the ‘American-born’ divorcee, she said her client was divorced from the defendant, prompting her to seek child support as her right, given that she had five children for her ex-husband. Al-Shatti demanded that custody of his children be approved, required the defendant to refrain from contacting his client, and required him to pay his monthly expenses for food and clothing in proportion to the degree of his well-being at from the date of filing. the legal action, the monthly salary of a domestic helper for her and her children from the date the legal action was brought, and the costs of recruiting the domestic help estimated by the court. By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies