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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 …

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Do I Get Alimony When I Divorce?

When couples divorce, they divide property, money, and retirement accounts. In addition, they must compare income and may need to arrange for financial support of the other spouse. Called alimony or maintenance, this support prevents one spouse from being unfairly financially affected by the divorce. Divorcing spouses who think they …

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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 reduced financial resources of one spouse or support …

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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 economic impact of divorce on one ex-spouse. …

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