All posts in Alimony

How is Alimony Calculated?

The Utah courts have a wide discretion when it comes to deciding alimony matters, and how your attorney represents the factors can affect the amount of an alimony award. You need an attorney who can examine the specific factors of your situation, determine what type of alimony may be applied to your case and work to minimize or maximize the award. If you looking for tailored legal representation for alimony issues, Wall & Wall Legal Solutions can help you. We…

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Does Cohabitation Affect Alimony?

When a married couple divorces, the court may determine that one spouse pay alimony to the other former spouse. The purpose of alimony, or financial support, may be for the benefit of children the couple have together, or for maintaining a former spouse’s lifestyle after the couple separates. Alimony offers the supported spouse compensation when he or she would otherwise no longer have the monetary support as when married and sharing an income. However, alimony provisions may not be required…

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Divorce Amicably

While uncontested divorces aren’t always possible, ending a marriage amicably prevents untold emotional and financial fallout. At Wall & Wall Legal Solutions, we help you achieve the amicable divorce your family needs and deserves. We’ll supply you with questionnaires and forms to fill out in advance of meeting with us, to help keep your legal fees even lower. We’ll also walk you through every step of the process, from decisions about who should file to any necessary post-divorce mediation. What…

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How Having a Lawyer Can Lower Your Alimony Payments

If you are on the giving end of an alimony settlement, then you may find it relatively unfair that you are financially responsible for someone with whom you are no longer together. But unless you have a skilled legal professional on your side, you may also be preventing your chances of ever freeing yourself of this responsibility, or at least reducing it significantly. If you are required to pay alimony to your ex-spouse, read on to discover how a family…

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What Happens If You Don’t Pay Alimony?

Divorce is a dreaded fact of many people’s lives, for both partners. It happens for several reasons and comes with several more repercussions, the most crucial of which is paying alimony. The spouse with more financial security and earnings pays the one who earns less or nothing, a certain amount specified by the court or as part of a mutual agreement. Not all parties are happy about the payment. Many people detest paying alimony. There are several reasons people fall…

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