If you have questions about alimony or what to do after alimony is ordered, check out this article. Then, contact our New Jersey lawyer now!
1) 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.
2) Types of Alimony
I am frequently asked after a divorce as a New Jersey Alimony Attorney, what types of alimony exist to help support the financially dependent spouse.
- 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
Are you wondering about New Jersey alimony and have questions about what to do after alimony? Contact our New Jersey Alimony Attorney Tanya L. Freeman for assistance in understanding alimony and spousal support.
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