The Ongoing Problem Of Spousal Support

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Spousal support seems destined to remain in a state of perpetual flux. Even the name – alimony/spousal support/spousal maintenance – keeps changing. There are numerous reasons the spousal support system is so complicated – many of them deal with ever-changing gender and marital roles. To understand why the system is

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DadsDivorce LIVE: Florida Alimony Reform

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Two weeks ago, Dads Divorce covered the efforts going on in South Carolina to end permanent alimony. In Florida, lawmakers are also working on a bill that would radically overhaul the state’s current alimony statutes, which are widely regarded as some of the most outdated in the country. Alimony reform

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DadsDivorce LIVE: Reforming Permanent Alimony Laws

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In theory, the purpose of alimony should be rehabilitative in that it supports the lower-earning spouse for a length of time so they can gain the required skills and education to become financially independent. Permanent alimony, however, can be crippling to the payor as they are required to support their

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Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 13, 2015

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Dads Divorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of weekly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. This week, Cordell & Cordell announced that it is hosting a free Divorce 101 seminar on Wednesday, March

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Why You Need A Divorce Attorney In An Amicable Divorce

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There are plenty of marriages that end with an amicable divorce. A couple deciding they can’t remain married doesn’t mean they naturally hate each other. Many divorced couples remain great friends after calling it quits on their marriage. If you and your wife decide it’s time to divorce but are

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Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 6, 2015

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Dads Divorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of weekly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. This week, Cordell & Cordell announced that Fort Worth Senior Attorney Lauren Melhart earned Board Certification in Family

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Alimony, Child Support When Wife Earned More

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Question: I was out of work much of the time I was married to my wife and she always brought in more money than me. Her mother also helped support us throughout the marriage. Now that we are divorced, is she entitled to alimony or child support?

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