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A lot of people have misconceptions about Alimony and how it works.
Alimony (also known as “spousal support”) is only sometimes awarded in a Divorce case. It’s not automatic, and whether it is included in a Divorce Decree depends on several factors. These factors include the length of the marriage, employment history and current job circumstances of both spouses, and any business involvements.
If Alimony is awarded, the amount is determined by one party’s ability to pay and the other party’s need. Both must be proven in court.on 05.28.2014