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Considering Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) in Your Divorce

Every divorce is completely unique in various ways, but almost all divorces come with unanticipated complications. Whether these complications include child custody, asset division, or prenuptial agreements, divorce proceedings can be long, tiring, and emotionally trying. In the vast majority … Continue reading

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Can Monetary Gifts From Family Be Considered Income for Alimony or Child Support Calculations in Florida?

In some marriages, a spouse’s parents may supplement the family income with monetary gifts, which may be an issue later on if the husband and wife divorce.  Can one spouse argue that the other spouse will have higher income due … Continue reading

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Retirement and Divorce: Payment of Alimony and Child Support

By: W. Curtis Wiberg In a divorce case, a higher income earning spouse may be “on the hook”  to pay maintenance (alimony) and child support. There are divorces, however, in which this higher income earning spouse is in his or … Continue reading

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How One Florida Husband Succeeded in Getting an Order Requiring Him to Purchase Life Insurance Reversed in His Alimony Case

When it comes to alimony, the law recognizes that the goal of the award is to provide needed support for the recipient spouse. To further that objective, a court may order the payor spouse to go out and purchase a … Continue reading

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How Much Alimony Will I Have to Pay in My Pennsylvania Divorce?

To be sure, most legal aspects of divorce are confusing and unpleasant to those going through them. But unlike the issue of property distribution, where a couple splits their property amongst each other through the process of equitable distribution, the … Continue reading

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