In determining what constitutes income for alimony or child support purposes, Florida statute cites several sources of compensation which must be included in a partys gross income. This post will... more
In Virginia, "Permanent alimony" is exactly as the name implies, possibly until the death of the party receiving the alimony.It is usually awarded when one of the parties is unable to work due to age... more
In the Commonwealth of Virginia, rehabilitative alimony is intended to be a short-term measure which enables a spouse to get back on his/her feet.
Alimony is awarded to enable the other spouse to go... more
Maintenance (other states use the term "alimony") is determined by a number of issues relating to a marriage. It may be temporary or permanent. Although it is not a given right to either spouse, the... more
LENGTH OF MARRIAGE Marriages of ten years or less are considered marriages of short duration.Marriages of ten years or more are considered marriages of long duration.
LENGTH OF SUPPORT The general... more
New Alimony legislation provides clarity to a very difficult area of law. This legislation is anticipated to become effective on March 1, 2011 and provides clarity regarding the type, duration and... more
The term Alimony is defined as a payment received under a divorce or marital settlement agreement to a dependent spouse. In determining an alimony award the court considers several factors... more