Commonly referred to as alimony, spousal support is one of the most misunderstood parts of a divorce settlement. Not all spouses receive spousal support, as numerous factors go into determining whether it is granted. If you are seeking spousal support, or your spouse is seeking to have you pay spousal support, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced spousal support attorney.
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Several recent changes were made to spousal support laws. Unlike child support, which is based on a formula, spousal support is not subjected to any formula. For this reason, it is one of the most litigated issues in divorce cases. In determining how much, if any, spousal support should be awarded, several issues are considered, such as: