Category: Alimony Series

What Will I Have to Pay in Alimony?

In order to answer this question in full, you are going to have to read the entire series on alimony. I’ve realized how many ways the alimony question can go and to spare you from reading a book rather than a blog, I’ve decided to write a number of articles…

How Will Alimony Affect Me After a Divorce?

Supporting Yourself After Divorce I have been juggling numbers and expenses for so many years, I can produce a budget for a client much faster than they can. I know the approximate cost of utilities, insurance, rentals, misc, groceries, etc., etc. With each case that involves alimony, I go through…

Preparing a Solid Case to Get Alimony

I’m continuing the question of alimony because it has so many factors and it has to be looked at on a case by case basis. Hopefully, you’ll learn something by reading the series on alimony. Recently I was representing someone who had ample education and had made more than $50,000 when she first…

How is Alimony Determined? Will I Have to Pay?

This is the first entry to the series on alimony. Much like adultery, the question of alimony can’t be answered easily.  Alimony is awarded based on seven factors, and these are:     Age of the parties, length of the marriage Standard of living, fault Education level Health, and earning disparity. Along…

Will I Get Alimony?

Alimony is one of the big topics that clients want to know about. The answers to the question, “Am I going to get alimony?” are wildly divergent. As I was writing the first article about the issue, I realized I needed to give more information. To that end, I am…