Do you have a question about the payment of alimony after a divorce? Are you in need of an alimony lawyer?
The seasoned family law team at The Stafford Firm has your answers.
Alimony payments are sums of money paid to a former spouse under a divorce or separation agreement. This money is intended for the continued support of the former spouse (dependent spouse). Generally, the individual who earns significantly more money than the other may be required to pay alimony.
Several factors are considered by a judge when determining alimony. These include:
Once your divorce is settled and the terms are agreed upon, alimony must be paid per what was discussed in the court of law. The amount of alimony varies widely. Some spouses choose to handle alimony amongst themselves, but typically a judge will order payment either by lump sum or continuously.
For more, get in touch with an alimony lawyer at The Stafford Firm for a free consultation.
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