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Can You Get Alimony Payments Reduced?

When you pay alimony, or spousal support, to your former spouse after a divorce action, you will be expected to continue paying that amount unless you can prove your financial circumstances have changed. If you want to begin paying less alimony than you currently pay, you’ll need to explain why. There are a number of […]

How Do The Courts Determine Alimony?

There are a few specific items that the court looks at to determine alimony in a divorce. Some of these include the ability to pay, ability to earn, ability to self-support, standard of living during the marriage, and the length of the marriage. For the ability to pay, the court examines each spouse’s gross income […]

Can You Seek Reimbursement for Legal Fees From Your Spouse if They Make Significantly More Money Than You?

When you and your spouse get divorce, each of you will probably require legal representation, and that can get expensive. When your spouse makes a lot more money than you, it’s possible to require help paying for those legal fees. You’ll have to establish financial position and need, so make sure you can prove that […]