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Potential Spousal Support Reform: A Q & A

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During divorce, the issue of spousal support, often called alimony, frequently comes into play. These payments—they can be one-time or recurring—are designed to create a balance, a financial equality between spouses. The courts usually award spousal support in situations where there’s a significant discrepancy between incomes or earning potential. In …

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Is Alimony a Possibility After 19 Years of Separation?

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Divorce gets complicated. That’s no secret to anyone. Custody, the division of property, jurisdiction, you may be in for some surprises where you least suspect. Spousal support, commonly called alimony, often comes into play. We recently heard an interesting question in this realm. Is alimony a possibility after 19 years …

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Kobe Bryant Divorce

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UPDATE: The sweeping new tax plan Congress passed at the end of 2017 will impact almost everyone. This includes changes to divorce settlements, specifically those involving spousal support. Beginning January 1, 2019, on new court orders that include spousal support provisions, the party paying spousal support will no longer be …