Am I Entitled to Spousal Maintenance?

November 16, 2017

Financial issues are commonly the tipping point for many divorces.  Where people have pooled their resources, after a divorce, there will be two households with two sets of bills, which clearly puts a financial strain on most budgets.  When finances are an issue, spousal maintenance is usually one of the most contentious issues in a […]

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Will Cohabitation Wipe out Spousal Maintenance Awards Now?

July 31, 2016

On August 1, 2016, there are some seismic shifts happening in family law, especially as it relates to spousal maintenance. Spousal maintenance can be established by settlement or a court decision. And until recently it only ended three ways: An end date agreed to or decided by the court The death of either party The […]

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In a Divorce, Who Pays, and How Much?

March 3, 2016

To Pay or Get Paid: Support Payments in Divorce Will you pay or receive money from your ex on a monthly basis? Child support and spousal maintenance are a big deal in a divorce. Make sure yours gets handled right. A divorce proceeding can order two types of financial support: child support and spousal maintenance. […]

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