Legal Guides for Alimony
Written by attorney Jack Riley, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
This article provides a general overview of alimony in Texas, how one qualifies for alimony, the factors that go into an award, limits on the amount and duration of alimony, how alimony... more
Written by Avvo Staff, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Alimony pendente lite is alimony paid after a couple separates until the divorce (http://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/understanding-divorce)is final. It is designed to provide support during... more
Written by attorney Howard M Lewis, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
also known as maintenance or spousal support, refers to payments made by one
spouse to the other after a couple divorces. These payments are for living
expenses and/or child... more
Written by Avvo Staff, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Divorce is not only an emotionally painful experience, but can also be financially devastating for a dependent spouse. A spousal support (alimony) award can help ease a dependent spouses... more
Written by attorney Evan Koslow, 3 months ago.
Alimony is a periodic payment for support & maintenance of a spouse and may be awarded upon a limited or absolute divorce. Alimony may be awarded to either party and can be awarded for a... more
Written by attorney Nilo Sanchez, over 1 year ago.
Alimony in Florida
There are different types of alimony that can be awarded in aFloridadivorce case. I will use my experience as a Tampa,Florida divorce lawyerto ensure effective... more
Written by attorney Tariq Zafar, almost 2 years ago.
Alimony Laws in Texas
Alimony is an allowance paid by one spouse for the support of the other spouse. In Texas, alimony is referred to by different terms. If it is ordered while a divorce... more
Written by attorney Jordan Gerber, almost 2 years ago.
Chances are, if youve ever been friends with (or in earshot of) someone going through adivorce, youve probably heard the following: I cant believe that *%#*, I rescued her from that dead... more
Written by attorney Charles Hardy, almost 2 years ago.
Some states require one spouse to pay alimony, or financial support, to the other spouse after a divorce. But in Texas, our alimony statute is very limited and rarely ever granted. In the... more
Written by attorney Howard M Lewis, about 2 years ago.
Before 1950, courts would routinely award the wives, or ?homemakers lifetime spousal maintenance, unless the wife had misbehaved, committed adultery, or abandoned the marriage. At that time,... more