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How Can I End Spousal Support?

How can I end spousal support? And can I end it forever? There is a court order against you for spousal support. That court order is responsible for a significant portion of your earnings going to your ex-spouse. Worse, this … Continue reading

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When to Ask for a Spousal Support Modification

Either party can file a motion for an alimony modification by showing a substantial change in circumstances. This change will be measured against the circumstances that existed when the original alimony order was made. Changed circumstances can involve either the … Continue reading

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How Recent Changes to State and Federal Law Affect Spousal Maintenance

For many couples, spousal maintenance is an important issue to address during divorce. Alimony payments can help a lower-earning spouse maintain a standard of living similar to what they enjoyed while they were married, and they will also have a … Continue reading

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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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Credit for Direct Payments of Spousal Maintenance and Child Support in Arizona

How to Get Credit for Direct Payments of Family Support in Arizona Most people are ordered to pay their child support and/or spousal maintenance through the Support Clearinghouse. The Support Clearinghouse, likewise, keeps track of all of those payments to … Continue reading

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