Does Filing Bankruptcy Impact Alimony Obligations?

Divorce and financial struggles often go hand in hand on multiple levels. On one level, financial issues are often cited as some of the more prominent reasons for seeking a divorce in the first place. On another level, divorce can exacerbate or lead to financial difficulties, particularly when the fiscal adjustment...

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Can You Waive Your Right to Alimony?

Alimony, or spousal support, can be an important part of the foundation on which you build your new life after divorce. The financial transition going from a two-income house down to a one-income house can be jarring. This can be even more true if your spouse was the sole breadwinner....

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If My Ex Goes Bankrupt, Will I Still Get Alimony?

Alimony, also referred to as “spousal support,” is court-ordered payments from one spouse to the other spouse after divorce or separation has occurred. Essentially, alimony is ordered in the event that one spouse needs such funds to maintain the standard of living enjoyed during the marriage and the other spouse has...

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What Is an Alimony Waiver?

Alimony is one of the central issues that need to be addressed during the divorce process. In Florida, alimony is calculated based on a variety of factors that can impact the financial needs of a spouse, such as the length of the marriage and the relative earning capacity of both...

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