Alimony for husbands: Does it suck or is it revenge?

Alimony for husbands: Does it suck or is it revenge?

ALIMONY FOR HUSBANDS: HUMILIATION, OR REVENGE? Alimony for husbands is on the rise, just as the concept of alimony is itself falling more and more into disfavor. More and more states, including New York are putting greater restrictions on the duration of alimony and the conditions upon which a party can or will receive alimony. […]

Q&A: What Factors are Considered in Alimony & Child Support/Custody Awards?

The court takes many factors into account from the anodyne to the scandalous in determining property division, alimony and child support. It really depends on the jurisdiction and the specific situation between the couple. Of course, there are specific guidelines in every jurisdiction, and there are unique rules. But there are common threads. For example, with regard […]

Alimony to Stop at Retirement Age According to Most Judges’ Rulings

Alimony reform is increasingly common across the country and women are usually the ones left holding the blade, as this article in Forbes points out. A key marker for the end of alimony and/or maintenance payments is the age of retirement, that magic moment when the recipient of spousal support becomes eligible for social security […]

8 Great Quotes About Alimony

I have been researching about Alimony since it is technically the subject matter of the next book in my pipeline of 100 books I challenged myself to write. Am I nuts? Am I out of my mind? If you are wondering about this, I don’t blame you. I am wondering too. Cause it is a […]

What Factors Does the Court Consider in Awarding Alimony?

“The factors the court considers in awarding Alimony differs from state to state. For example, in Alabama, the state may consider whether a party cheated in determining alimony. But in Alaska the court may not be so inclined to consider that. It really depends. But most states’ statutes are pretty similar in terms of alimony […]

Schacter v Schacter – New York big law divorce case: A partner is spared huge alimony obligation due to wife’s badmouthing on Internet site

Lawyer to Lawyer Janice and Ira Schacter are New York divorce lawyers, ostensibly, but it is the husband who made the big bucks. Mr Schacter was is a Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. He was making  big bucks until his estranged wife, apparently bitter about their divorce,  started posting negative comments about him on a popular but […]

UK: Actor John Cleese reprises his “Alimony Tour” where he pokes fun at ex wife Alyce

UK: Actor John Cleese reprises his “Alimony Tour” where he pokes fun at ex wife Alyce

Breaking celeb divorce news: Monty Python actor John Cleese brings his successful Oslo “Alimony Tour” in which he pokes fun at ex wife Alyce  – (with jokes such as “what would I have had to pay her if she had actually contributed anything to the relationship) – to the UK. John has had a successful run in Scandinavia, proving […]

Should cheaters and adulterers lose alimony and spousal support?

Should cheaters and adulterers lose alimony and spousal support?

The November 2010 divorce filing of Eva Longoria Parker against her husband Tony Parker for alleged adulterous texts with a mutual friend, raises this question: should cheaters and adulterers lose alimony and spousal support? The reason this question came up is because in her petition, Ms. Longoria-Parker asked for spousal support from her husband Tony. […]

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