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Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Types of Alimony in Texas


Spousal support, commonly referred to as “alimony,” can be a controversial topic and a contentious issue in divorce proceedings. Under Texas law, there are three different types of alimony potentially available to those in the midst of a marital dissolution. Each type comes with its own conditions and requirement that must be met for a person to qualify for it.
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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

If My Former Spouse Files for Bankruptcy, Will I Still Get Alimony?


It is no secret that many financial issues end up paving the way for divorce. Just as common, if not more so, are the financial difficulties people face after divorce. Going from a two-income to a one-income household, having to sustain costs of living on your own, and adjusting to all of this can be very difficult.
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Thursday, January 28, 2021

How Long Will I Have to Pay Alimony?


If you are contemplating divorce or are about to get a divorce, you probably have a lot of questions about your future and about what happens during divorce proceedings. One of the most contested issues in a divorce relates to alimony, also referred to as “spousal support.” While Texas allows for the awarding of spousal support, called “spousal maintenance” in Texas, in a divorce, there are very specific eligibility requirements that must be met. There will also be a thorough analysis regarding how much alimony should be paid and how long the alimony award should last.

How Long Will I Have to Pay Alimony?

While divorcing parties may reach an agreement regarding alimony on their own, for a spouse to make a demand for alimony, there are certain eligibility requirements that must be met.


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