Are you having an issue with your alimony payments? Check out our 3 alimony tips for you that we created, then call our New Jersey attorney.
1) Ensuring Your Interests Are Protected
When you and your spouse divorce, there are a number of decisions you need to make that will have a long-term impact on your standard of living. One of the decisions the New Jersey courts can make on behalf of those involved is whether or not you are required to provide or receive alimony, regular monetary contributions also known as alimony or spousal support. Tanya L. Freeman, Attorney At Law can guide you through the statutory factors that impact an alimony determination.
2) What You Should Know About Alimony
- In cases where a large disparity exists between the incomes of divorcing parties, courts may order one spouse to pay alimony to the other.
- Aside for the income disparity, several other factors affect the calculation of alimony – including the couple’s lifestyle during the marriage, the dependent spouse’s needs, and the paying spouse’s ability to pay.
- The length and amount of alimony are based on many statutory factors, and an attorney can guide you in understanding the process.
3) Different Types of Alimony
- Limited Duration Alimony – where you’re going to get alimony for a finite amount of time
- Open Duration Alimony – there will be other triggers that will determine how long the alimony will continue
- How much depends on the facts of your case
Do you have more questions about alimony and our 3 alimony tips for you? Contact New Jersey Alimony Attorney Tanya L. Freeman for assistance in understanding alimony and spousal support.
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