my friends are telling me I should wait to file?
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
It is possbile to get a form of alimony, please don't listen to your friends about divorce law, they are there to support you as friends, but you do need a lawyer at some point just as if you needed a doctor or a dentist, your friends are great for other advice but not legal unless of course they are lawyers. Waiting to file just to get alimony is a very personal decision. take care.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
A new alimony law takes effect March 31. Under the new law there are 4 different types of alimony. Some of these are available for short.term marriages. However, not everbody will qualify for one of these types of alimony. You should consult an attorney who can discuss the facts of your marriage with you.
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No, and your friends are urging you to commit fraud. To stay in a marriage just to be alimony eligible makes you look horrible.
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