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Alimony is granted as part of a divorce proceeding. Alimony arrangements are generally agreed to by divorcing spouses in their marital settlement agreement or by court order by the court with jurisdiction over the divorce.
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How can you get alimony?

You need to consult with an attorney who can review your situation and explain your options under your state laws.

Can your ex-wife wipe out what she owes you in back alimony and in future alimony by filing bankruptcy?

Answer . An alimony obligationcannot usually be discharged in bankruptcy, but must be paid infull, with two important exceptions.. If a divorce decree specifies that an obligation to a spouse isalimony, but the obligation is not actually in the nature ofalimony, then the obligation can be disch (MORE)

Is alimony awarded in Washington State?

Washington Divorce law views spousal maintenance on the basis of what is called the "economic partnership model". However, it usually focusses on the length of the marriage. If the marriage is less than five years you very rarely get maintenance. The only time I see maintenance/alimony awarded in ma (MORE)

How do you get alimony?

The present day term for alimony is spousal support . This can be awarded to either spouse in a divorce proceeding depending on need, length of the marriage, the role of the parties in the marriage and ability to pay. If both parties are self sufficient alimony is not awarded. It may be awarded tem (MORE)

What is alimony?

Answer A set amount of money paid from one spouse to another to help the lesser-earning spouse maintain a certain standard of living. Alimony is most common in situations where one spouse makes considerably more than the other. Also referred to as "spousal support". Answer Alimony is a payment mad (MORE)

Alimony in California?

Alimony in California is determined by presiding Judges andofficials. Alimony, of course, is mainly awarded to mothers withdependent children. These mothers, of course, have divorced theirhusbands, or have been abandoned or estranged by the biologicalfathers of their children. In order to receive al (MORE)

How can you get your alimony money if your ex is not working?

If your ex is not working then I do not think you can get alimony...the whole point of alimony is for the "dominant" partner...as in the one that makes more money, to provide financial support for the other after a divorce, but if they are not making any money themselves then you cannot expect them (MORE)

How do you qualify to get alimony?

Be a woman, Tell the judge you want every dollar your ex will ever make, you don't want to ever work again, and it is your opinion that he should be punished for life. He will award you everything and anything you want, Also if you want more than that move to Florida, file there, because men in divo (MORE)

When does alimony stop?

You need to review the particular court order that addressed alimony. There is no universal answer to that question..

How long do you have to be married to get alimony?

There is no brighline answer to this question but usually short marriages to not qualify a spouse for alimony because there is an assumption that there was not enough time to create the need for alimony payments. More specifically, the court assumes that you have kept the same ability to support you (MORE)

Can one get alimony if a marriage is annulled?

Some states allow you to receive temporary alimony while the case is pending in court, however, you cannot receive alimony after the annulment has been granted.. This is because an annulment declares the marriage to be "void" and erases it as if it never existed under the law. Spousal support canno (MORE)

If you file a petition to modify alimony will it temporarily stop alimony payments in the state of Florida?

NO. Alimony payments must continue until a new court order has been signed. The petition only serves to establish retroactivity of total amount due. I know because my ex-husband was under an income deduction order. He decided to retire. He didn't notify the company or me which he was required to (MORE)

Can ex-husband file bankruptcy to pay back a loan to payoff his ex-wife for her Alimony?

An alimony obligation cannot usually be discharged in bankruptcy, but must be paid in full, with two important exceptions. If a divorce decree specifies that an obligation to a spouse is alimony, but the obligation is not actually in the nature of alimony, then the obligation can be discharged in ba (MORE)

Who gets alimony?

If both work but the parent with custody of the children cannot make the payments of the basic household finances on their own, they should be awarded alimony for an allotted time, until their situation can be transitioned into their new life.

Can you get alimony after the divorce?

It's possible to seek a modification of the divorce decree afterwards. You'll need to consult a lawyer who is familiar with the law in your state to get a definitive answer, though.

I'm a mother with no job that is recently divorced but I use to get alimony do I need to file taxes?

Did you receive any Alimony are other taxable income during the year of your divorce. Do you meet any of the MUST FILE A TAX RETURN requirements for the year of your divorce. A dependent on another taxpayer income tax return with unearned income interest, dividends, capital gains, rental income, tax (MORE)

Can you get alimony with no kids?

If you're in the US, yes. Alimony is not for the support of children, it's for the support of ex-spouses. However, judges are not required to order alimony, and usually they only order it in specific circumstances.

Can you file for more alimony after a divorce is final?

It depends on the circumstances but generally speaking, alimony cannot be added after the divorce is finalized, even where spousal support was not discussed at all in the settlement. This is because the divorce decree is considered final, not only as to the issues actually addressed, but for all iss (MORE)

Does custodial Parent pay alimony?

This depends on the country or state you live in. Best answer I can give you is call your local courthouse or City Hall and ask them, they should be able to give you the answer.

Can a husband file for alimony?

In most locations, yes, if the wife's income is significantly larger than the husbands are, he may be able to petition the court for alimony payments successfully.

Can a wife get alimony from a cheating husband?

Alimony is a maintenance payment by a person to his or her spouse. The rules vary significantly between states and between countries but in general, the payment is set by a court and will take into account matters such as behavior of both parties , previous lifestyle and the needs of each person. Ch (MORE)

Can Alimony be garnished from wages?

Yes. However, the Consumer Credit Protection Act limits the amount. Your wages can be garnished up to a maximum of 50% to cover child and/or spousal support if you are supporting another spouse or child. If you are not supporting another child and/or spouse, up to 60% of your wages can be garnished. (MORE)

What can you do if your spouse stops sending alimony?

Nothing. Alimony is only required by court order in the case of a divorce. A current spouse cannot be compelled to send alimony. Let's leave the semantics aside for the moment. If your ex -spouse stops sending the court-ordered alimony, then you can report them (if you're not sure who to report (MORE)

How can you lose alimony?

Where the former spouse-payor proves to the court that a change in circumstances on the part of the former spouse-payee has occurred such that it should no longer be lawful that the former spouse-payor should continue to be required to pay.

What is monthly alimony?

monthly alimony: is money you are ordered to pay (on a monthly basis) by court, to a divorsed or separated spouse.

Is there a time frame when a person can file for alimony?

A claim for alimony must be included in the divorce action. If the divorce has already been ordered, you are probably too late. Speak with your divorce lawyer about whether it is possible to modify the original order to include alimony.

Do you have to pay alimony if unemployed?

If you are court ordered to pay alimony, losing your job does not automatically negate that order. However, it may give you grounds to go back to the court and request a modification of the order, terminating the alimony obligation. If you are in the process of a divorce and become unemployed, it i (MORE)

How can you get alimony if you cheated?

You don't deserve a dime if you cheated, but unfortunately it ispossible depending on the laws of your state. You should get a(really good) lawyer to argue why you "deserve" alimony.

Can you get Alimony after 1 year of marriage?

Alimony is subjective, and based on the situation. There are no hard rules. However, one of the factors that the court must consider in awarding alimony is whether one party has become dependent on the other for the good of the marriage. In a short term marriage, this is unlikely.

Can your ex collect alimony if you file a motion to bifurcate the marriage?

Yes. When you file for a bifurcated divorce the divorce is over quickly but other matters such as child support, custody, property settlement and spousal support are addressed at a later date, if necessary. You only put those important issues off so as to end the marriage more quickly than address (MORE)

How do you file for back alimony support owed?

You must return to the court that issued the order a file a motion for contempt of the court order. You must return to the court that issued the order a file a motion for contempt of the court order. You must return to the court that issued the order a file a motion for contempt of the court order (MORE)

What are alimony lawyers good for?

Alimony is when two people are divorced and one has to pay the other to help maintain their style of living. Alimony Lawyers are good for helping one of the divorcees get the alimony they deserve or even more.

Will Germany enforce US alimony?

Even foreign courts honor the court rulings of other countries. The question might be, what action will they take, if any, to enforce it.

Can your alimony that you get increase?

The alimony you get can increase based on the income of both spouses. If the person paying the alimony starts to make more money, they can be required to pay more based on a percentage.

Can you file for alimony while divorce is going on?

No, not alimony. You should be able to file for temporary maintenance and support depending on the laws in your jurisdiction. You should consult with your attorney or an advocate at the court. No, not alimony. You should be able to file for temporary maintenance and support depending on the (MORE)

What can a alimony attorney do for me?

A divorce lawyer will handle the complicated process of dissolving a marriage, this includes, alimony and property division and child custody agreements. The lawyer will advise you appropriately according to your circumstances. When a marriage breaks down and divorce proceedings commenced it is norm (MORE)

How do you get alimony sc?

You will have to hire an attorney to get alimony in the state ofSouth Carolina. The attorney will file papers in court and judgewill have final say over the matter.