Alimony

Does permanent really mean forever with alimony?

If you're currently in the throes of divorce, chances are you have a lot on your mind. From dividing marital assets to negotiating a fair - or at least reasonable - child custody order, divorce forces you to consider a lot of things, including things you don't...

Alimony: It’s not one-size-fits-all

Divorce and related family law matters come with a whole host of assumptions and misconceptions. For the most part, people don't necessarily expect to get divorced. Because of this, many people are unfamiliar with the legal elements of divorce and often rely on the...

Alimony help for Georgia couples facing divorce

Georgia divorced spouses may be able to say farewell to alimony being paid for life. Several states are contemplating changing laws that decree paying alimony that ends upon death. There was a reason that law was passed long ago, but in so many cases these days, that...

The basics of alimony

Many people going through divorce have questions about alimony. What is alimony, how is it determined and how long will it have to be paid are some of the most common questions about alimony.Alimony is a monthly payment that one spouse pays to the other spouse...

Alimony, federal and state tax laws, and the IRS

At some point after a divorce had taken place, a husband agreed with his former spouse to make a single $20,000 lump-sum payment. In doing so, his wife assured him that he would then be relieved of his $500 per month spousal support obligations.His wife's assurances...

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