Posts Tagged ‘alimony’

What You Can Do if Filing Taxes While Going Through a Separation

We know that everything dealing with your separation is important to you, because you want to know what you should and shouldn’t do. When you are faced with filing taxes while separated from your spouse, you will either file ‘married filing jointly’ or ‘married filing separately.’ You should know the benefits and losses of choosing… Continue reading →

Ways That Prenuptial Agreements Could be Declared Invalid

If you are looking to get married, one of the best choices you can make for yourself and for your spouse is to execute a prenuptial agreement, which will allow you to both have rights if you ever decide to divorce. One of the best things to do in your marriage is to prepare for… Continue reading →

When You Are Going Through Divorce With an Unemployed Husband

Nowadays, mothers and fathers sometimes work, or one parent stays at home. Many years ago, it was rare to see stay-at-home fathers; however, as times change, this becomes a reality. Legally, unemployed husbands are entitled to the same considerations that an unemployed wife would be in the same situation. However, when it comes down to… Continue reading →

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Will Our Divorce be Fast Since we Have no Children?

Divorce can be complicated when children are involved, including aspects like custody decisions and child support where necessary. If you are going through the divorce process but have no children, you may believe that this takes away one of the layers of a “common” divorce by today’s standards. However, you may find that divorce is… Continue reading →

Spousal Support: From Missed Payments to Changing an Order

Picture this: You and your spouse are going through divorce, but you aren’t sure how you’re going to financially support yourself when the divorce is finished. Because of this, the court will order something known as spousal support (or alimony), which orders the other partner to pay a certain amount of support each month. We… Continue reading →

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Can I Receive a Temporary Alimony Order Until Our Hearing?

Before your divorce actually takes place in court, you may find yourself in a position where you are struggling financially and wonder where you can turn. Fortunately, sometimes temporary spousal support (or alimony) can be given in the meantime until a court judgment. You could be left in a situation where you have very little… Continue reading →

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Ex Isn’t Paying Alimony: What Steps Can You Take?

Imagine this: You have been told you will receive alimony as part of your divorce settlement. Now picture a few months passing by and not receiving the alimony that you were promised. When your former spouse refuses to pay alimony, your first thought might be to speak with your family law attorney about what can… Continue reading →

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The Reasons and Consequences Regarding Hiding Assets

When you are going through a divorce, you expect your spouse to be fair and they expect you to do the same. But what happens if one spouse decides to battle unfairly and hides assets? This can result in penalties and a negative divorce that you may have never expected. Reasons for Hiding Assets Let’s… Continue reading →

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Temporary Alimony: Considerations and How Long it Lasts

Sometimes, alimony is permanent, especially in cases where one spouse is dealing with physical problems and can’t go back to work. However, temporary alimony is a bit different, and is received while litigation is pending. While the divorce is being finalized, the spouse receiving alimony is provided continued support by the dependent spouse. The court… Continue reading →

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