Legal Tips for Before the Wedding Day

Discussing Financial and Personal Goals Before Saying ‘I Do’ After a couple gets engaged, they spend a lot of time planning for the big day and thinking about what the future will hold for them as husband and wife. Although this seems like the most important thing a couple should...

How to Avoid Paying Alimony During Divorce

Alimony, or as it is called in some states, spousal maintenance, is a payment of money from one spouse to the other spouse either during the divorce process or ordered to begin after the divorce is finalized. During a divorce, spouses look for any way they can to avoid spending...

Are Alimony and Maintenance in a Divorce Settlement the Same Thing?

As is the case in many situations in life, there can be several different terms for the same situation – this applies in the world of family law quite often. In this specific case, alimony and maintenance are in fact the same thing. Because every state has its own set of family...

Who is Entitled to Alimony During Divorce?

Alimony is another term for spousal support or maintenance during or after a couple divorces. The amount of money that a court orders one spouse to pay to another following a divorce, alimony is designed to continue the standard of living that existed during a marriage. There are...

Will I Get Alimony in My Divorce?

Divorce involves dividing both property and assets and it may involve the determination of spousal support, also called alimony or maintenance. A divorce settlement agreement or a court order dictates whether one spouse must make a monthly payment to the other to address economic...

Father’s Can Fight Alimony / Maintenance!

Though more and more marriages are characterized by both spouses working and more spouses could financially support themselves without income from a partner, alimony still exists. This payment from one spouse to another occurs following divorce. It is designed to compensate for...

Can a Lawyer Help Me Fight Alimony / Maintenance?

Division of property  and alimony is just one difficult task of the divorce process. Divorcing couples must also divide their finances. Alimony or maintenance is monthly financial support provided by one spouse to another following a divorce. It is designed to address an unfair...

Do I Get Alimony / Maintenance?

During the divorce and property division process, the conversation may turn to alimony. Also called spousal support or maintenance, this is money that one spouse is required to pay to another following divorce. The goal is to help maintain the same standard of living experienced...
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