“Alimony: The Real Facts About the Scariest Word in Divorce” on Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast #122
Rebecca Zung, Esq. and Susan Guthrie, Esq. give you the real facts about alimony, the scariest word in divorce on Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast.
Alimony, Spousal Support or Maintenance - it doesn't matter what you call it, the obligation to pay support to your former spouse is for most people, the scariest word in divorce! To make matters worse, the law about alimony is complicated and often misunderstood. In this episode, Rebecca and Susan share their many years of experience as divorce litigators to bring you the REAL FACTS about alimony. They explain what a judge will consider in deciding if you have to pay alimony or if you will receive it. Beyond that, if you do have to pay alimony, how much will you have to pay and for how long?
This episode also lets you know what far-reaching changes are happening to alimony under the new tax laws and what factors allow you to modify alimony after it's been ordered by the Court. This topic is so complicated that this is a don't miss episode for anyone going through divorce!
FOLLOW UP EPISODE IN THE WORKS! Because there is so much confusion around alimony and support, Rebecca and Susan will be doing a second episode on alimony in the future to answer your questions so write in to tell us what you want to know! You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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