Category Archives: Spousal Maintenance

For many individuals, it takes a divorce to realize just how financially dependent a person may be on his or her spouse. This, of course, may be all the more true if you are also trying to raise children. It … Continue reading

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If you are divorced, you may have been ordered to pay your spouse spousal maintenance. Spousal maintenance, also called spousal support or alimony, is designed to help subsidize a financially-disadvantaged spouse after a divorce. For example, a stay-at-home parent who … Continue reading

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For many years, spousal support, or alimony, was a generally accepted part of the divorce process. When a couple decided to end their marriage, one spouse—usually the wife, statistically speaking—would be a severe financial disadvantage due to roles and responsibilities … Continue reading

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