Is there a alimony award in the state of Vermont

Asked 11 months ago - East Meredith, NY

I live in Vermont and been married to my husband for nine years. I am sixty and starting over can I get a stipend or alimony payment awarded to me before divorce

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . I suggest you re-post your question on Avvo's Vermont section.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 16 years. I was... more
  2. Paul Karl Siepmann

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    Answered . Your best bet is to consult with a local Vermont matrimonial attorney. You can find one using the "Find a Lawyer" tab here on Avvo. You could also try re-posting with Vermont as your location rather than NY. I'm not admitted in Vermont, but it appears spousal maintenance (alimony) may be available in your in case. The below link is to a pamphlet on maintenance published by the Vermont Judiciary.

    https://www.vermontjudiciary.org/gtc/family/Sha...

    Good Luck.

    I am not your attorney and any posts/messages or responses to posts/messages can not establish an attorney-client... more
  3. Peter Christopher Lomtevas

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    Answered . My recollection is yes, but a call to a Vermont attorney will confirm my hunch.

    Good luck.

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