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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.
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Answer There can be no definite answer to such a question as spousal maintenance is awarded based upon the individual circumstances of the involved parties rathe…r than statutory law.
You need to consult with an attorney who can review your situation and explain your options under your state laws.
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 pa…rties in the marriage and ability to pay. If both parties are self sufficient alimony is not awarded. It may be awarded temporarily while one gets the necessary training or education to become self-sufficient. The original awards for alimony were granted under early English Common Law when women were not allowed to work and were kept in a state of dependency by their husband's and the law. The courts recognized that they had to allow women to separate from their husbands in serious cases of abuse or abandonment. Although divorce was rarely allowed, alimony was awarded because the wife had no way to support herself and her children. Men were forced to support the wives they had abused or abandoned. A married women (most women) had no way to earn a living and all her property was under the control of her husband. She owned nothing and had no legal existence outside the marriage. As time progressed, alimony was a means to equalize financial resources between the parties since traditionally a woman supported her husband's education and career and could in no way match the earning power he developed with her help and support. Alimony is not something you can simply apply for. In fact, most marriages that end in divorce do not involve alimony at all. You need to consult with an attorney who can review your situation and explain your options under your state laws. The decision will eventually be up to a judge.
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 o…ne spouse makes considerably more than the other. Also referred to as "spousal support". Alimony is a payment made by one spouse to another when they divorce. The amount is usually set by a judge. If one person in the relationship tends to make more money or supports the other person in the relationship the judge might order "alimony" to be paid to that person in order for them to continue living as they were. It is reguarded by most non lawyers as a punishment ordered by a judge to men and now some women because our legal industry makes vast sums of money off the litigation all the while caring nothing of the lives the destroy so one side can work 2 jobs while the other has to do nothing in return. It is what is known as justice
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 divorce court are like a Jewish person in the courtroom of judge Osama Bin Laden
Your husband of eighteen years has been having an affair for about a year the woman has said it all on tape What are your chances of getting alimony?
Alimony depends on if you were/are able to support yourself outsire of the marriage. If your husband has been the breadwinner for most of your marriage, then you may get… alimony. Also, if you show that you can not support yourself because he had not allowed you to have a ful time job, then he would have to pay as well.
In Florida if you were awarded permanent alimony and your ex-husband gets sick and can't or won't pay the alimony what can you do?
In Florida the one obligated to pay alimony should file with the Circuit Court in which the dissolution of marriage was filed and pay to the clerk of the Court $50 to re…open the case; the final order must state that the court retains jurisdiction to modify or enforce provisions for Alimony. File a Supplemental Petition to Modify Alimony use the Form supplied by the FL Supreme court and cite Davis v. Davis, 528 So. 2d 34 (Fla. 5th DCA 1988); obligor has suffered a reduction in income without deliberately seeking to avoid paying alimony and is acting in good faith to return his income to its previous level. E.g., Dervishi v. Dervishi, 905 So. 2d 932 (Fla. 4th DCA 2005); Rahn v. Rahn, 768 So. 2d 1102 (Fla. 2d DCA 2000). An alimony obligation should be reduced to zero to commensurate with his current ability to pay; Kinne v. Kinne, 599 So. 2d 191 (Fla. 2d DCA 1992) decide whether modification should apply retroactively, and if not, explain its decision not to do so. See King v. King, 734 So. 2d 542 (Fla 5th DCA 1999) (a decision not to make a modification retroactive is discretionary, but the reasons for not doing so should be stated on the record). See, e.g., Hackney v. Hackney, 560 So. 2d 423 (Fla. 4th DCA 1990) loss of position and unemployment constituted adequate grounds for modification); Haas v. Haas, 552 So. 2d 252 (Fla. 4th DCA 1989) Kinne supra @ 191 (The "good faith test," a court will grant a suspension in alimony when the obligor has suffered a reduction in income; Whetstone v. Whetstone, 710 So. 2d 749, 750 (Fla. 4th DCA 1998).See Kinne, 599 So. 2d at 194 (the law does not require that you borrow money to pay alimony). Spouse will have to be served, the clerk of the court will help arrange for the Sherriff to serve opposing spouse about another $20. For more info contact John at McCarty1932@gmail.com
No It is not
They may call it something else, but they all have it.
As a victim of domestic violence, she should be required to pay anything.
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, t…hough.
If you are on disability and getting a divorce and getting child support and alimony do you have to file taxes?
Yes you should file an income tax return.
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 th…at the former spouse-payor should continue to be required to pay.
Only if she's a victim of domestic violence
You don't deserve a dime if you cheated, but unfortunately it is possible depending on the laws of your state. You should get a (really good) lawyer to argue why you "dese…rve" alimony.
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 advis…e you appropriately according to your circumstances. When a marriage breaks down and divorce proceedings commenced it is normally a condition of the settlement that the person who earns more will have to make payments "alimony" to the spouse with a lower income to match the lifestyle they have become accustomed.