Video: Factors That Determine Alimony

Cordell & Cordell family law attorney Colby Pearce discusses some of the common factors courts use when considering whether to order alimony payments.

Can I Waive Alimony While Unemployed?

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I was recently unexpectedly let go from my job. Is it possible to waive my monthly alimony payment while I'm unemployed until I find a new job?

Is My Wife Eligible For Spousal Maintenance?


Will my wife be eligible for spousal maintenance if we divorce after being married for less than a year?

Who Gets The House In An Equitable Distribution State?

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An explanation of how a court will potentially decide who gets the marital home in an equitable distribution state.

Will I Have To Pay Spousal Support Forever?

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In calculating the amount and term of alimony, courts look at various factors, including the length of the marriage and the earning capacity of each party.

Does Alimony End Upon Cohabitation?

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I have reason to believe my ex-wife has moved in with another man, but they are not married. Will cohabitation cause my alimony payments to terminate?