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Alimony is a type of payment from one spouse to another in the event of a divorce based upon need and ability to pay.
The key words in the above statement are "need" and "ability to pay". In order to have alimony to be considered and be awarded, the person seeking spousal support must show that there is a viable need for alimony, and that the other spouse has the financial means to pay spousal support while still having the ability to support his or herself.
Alimony is gender neutral, and may is not typically awarded in a manor in which it give the one receiving spousal support a financial advantage over the one paying alimony.
Alimony (spousal support) may me awarded as either permanent alimony or rehabilitative (temporary) alimony depending upon the specific circumstances of a given spousal support case.
Statutory factors which may be considered by the court in determining if alimony is warranted, and how much spousal support should be paid include, but may not be limited to:
When involved in alimony and family law issues, hiring an experienced attorney may provide the best opportunity to achieve a fair and reasonable resolution to divorce and family law disputes.
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