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    Stay at Home Mom - Alimony and Child Support

    Hi, I am a 32 year old mother of 3 (8 years, 4 years, 2 years old) and I have been married since June 2012. I have been a stay at home mother since we had our first child in 2015, taking care of our kids while my husband worked after he left the military and became an air traffic controller at...
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    Divorice - Alimony Jurisdiction

    My husband and I live in TX and CT respectively. We have two children that live with me in marital home. He filed a divorce from TX. I understand TX doesn’t have jurisdiction over the children and the property. I have been advised that he can still get the divorce in Texas with other matters to...
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    Divorce wife who came on sponsorship with PR from India

    Hello, I am a Canadian born citizen residing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I got married to my wife who is an Indian born citizen in March, 2020 in India. She just received her COPR in April, 2022 and flew to Toronto, Canada on May 13th and is living with me since then. Things are not...
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    Alimony support calculation

    My spouse and I are discussing divorce after 16 years of marriage, and we have 2 children. I am the sole earner. For the past few years, I have had a primary job and a side business that raised our income by 3-4 times. The business has lost its steam and will end in the near future and I will...
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    Ex-spouse finding a good job after divorce and impact on alimony

    About 1/3rd of the way into the alimony period, my ex-spouse has found a good job (paying in the high 5 figures annually) She is highly qualified educationally but had been unemployed for awhile during the time of the divorce, which helped her negotiate alimony. The stipulation in the alimony...
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    Working out of town

    I currently work out of town and process of getting a divorce (5 hour commute staying there 1/2 time) from 21 year marriage. I want to go back and found two part time jobs, mainly because I want to be closer to my teenage daughter. The two jobs pay less because wages are generally lower in the...
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    Neglect as a form of abuse

    A friend of mine is in the process of divorce. She is an Asian immigrant who had her citizenship prior to her marriage to a well known immigration attorney. For the first 7 years of her marriage He had her and her 3 children living in a home with no running water or electricity. She did work on...
  8. Assessing Alimony Before a Divorce in New Jersey

    Alimony Assessing Alimony Before a Divorce in New Jersey

    Have you been considering getting a divorce from your "not so better" half? With divorce comes the problem of assessing how much alimony you are liable to pay or how much you are supposed to get. For the residents of New Jersey, there are no alimony calculators or guidelines for support, since...
  9. Alimony, Spousal Support and Maintenance Explained

    Alimony Alimony, Spousal Support and Maintenance Explained

    Alimony, often referred to as maintenance or spousal support, is a payment made by one ex-spouse to the other. While the concept is simple its implementation is often very complex. Spousal support determinations involve the application of state law and financial awards create a need for good...