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Alimony

 In the event that your case is tried before a judge, that judge will make the decisions regarding who will pay alimony and the amount of the alimony payment. The length of time a former spouse must pay alimony is, with few exceptions, dictated by law. However, if you…

Alabama Alimony Process If you are going through a divorce in Alabama, there is a possibility that you will have to pay alimony. There is no requirement that a marriage must have lasted a particular length of time before the Court can order one spouse to pay alimony to the…

If you are going through a divorce in Alabama, there is a possibility that you will have to pay alimony. There is no requirement that a marriage must have lasted a particular length of time before the Court can order one spouse to pay alimony to the other. However, the…

Alimony, also called spousal support or maintenance, is financial support that is paid to one spouse during or after a divorce. Unlike child support, alimony is discretionary, and the court determines the amount. The goal of spousal support is to help both parties maintain the general lifestyle that they are…

Alimony, or spousal support, is a post-divorce financial agreement between spouses in which one spouse has a financial need and the other has the ability to pay. The intention of alimony is not “revenge”, but rather to preserve the economic status of both parties after the marriage dissolves. Sometimes spouses…

Few divorce related terms elicit a more dynamic response than this form of court-mandated support. Generally referred to as “maintenance” in Alabama, it is the obligation of one person to provide financial support to their former spouse following a separation or divorce. There is generally a pretty even split with…