Divorce Support Calculation

Aug 8, 2012 by

Support, whether for an ex-spouse or for children, is always a major issue in a divorce. Because each individual state determines its own laws and procedures for calculating support; anyone seeking to establish support payments or modify an existing support order would be well-advised to research the particular rules within their state of residence. However, there are some basic financial guidelines and tools to calculate the payments that are shared by most states today. Most states utilize a...

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Child Support at the Top

Aug 8, 2012 by

An article in the New York Post recently reported that supermodel Linda Evangelista is asking the New York Court system to award her what the support magistrate in charge of the case is calling the largest cash demand for a child support order in the history of New York Family Court. Evangelista is asking for $46,000 per month in child support for her 4-year old son from her ex-husband. What might be more surprising than the astronomical award amount is the fact that in this particular case,...

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Spousal Support

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What is Spousal Support? Spousal Support is money that is traditionally paid to the lower income spouse to help out with their cost of living. It is also referred to as alimony, but is not to be confused with Child Support. Can I Receive Spousal Support? The rules vary from state to state but in the end it’s the judge that will decide if and how much you’ll get. There are many factors that are taken into consideration when determining spousal support payments. These include ability...

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Fast Facts: Alimony

Aug 8, 2012 by

What is Alimony? Alimony is money that is traditionally paid to the lower income spouse to help out with their cost of living. It is also referred to as Spousal Support, but is not to be confused with Child Support. Can I Receive Alimony? The rules vary from state to state but in the end it’s the judge that will decide if and how much you’ll get. There are many factors that are taken into consideration when determining alimony payments. These include ability to earn a living, age,...

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Can I stop her health insurance? Child Support

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  can i stop her ins?she left and is giving me no support for 16 yr old son State:  Michigan ...

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Child Support

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Question:  I am separated from my wife, we have not filed for separation and we don’t have any court orders for child support. My wife is claiming that I haven’t been supporting my daughter. I have been purchasing formula and diapers and other baby supplies for my daughter since we seperated, but my wife won’t accept them from me now. My question is does that count as child support? State:  South Carolina Answer:  It is good that you have been...

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