When filing for divorce, there is a possibility that you will be paying or receiving support alimony for a set amount of time. Watch this video to learn more.
What is support alimony?
Sometimes when parties are going through a divorce, the question becomes, is support alimony going to be ordered, or is it something that can be requested? Support alimony in the state of Oklahoma is intended to allow one party to transition economically and cushion that economic impact to a state of independence, where they’re going from having been married and potentially financially dependent on the spouse, to a period where they need to be financially independent.Alimony can be awarded to allow that transition to be a little easier. In doing so, the court will consider a number of factors, including the need of the party requesting it and the ability of the other spouse to pay that requested amount. Then there will be a factual evidentiary finding to determine whether any amount should be ordered.
Are you facing the end of your marriage and have questions about support alimony? Contact a Stillwater alimony attorney at Murray Law Firm today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.
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