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The Effect a New Partnership Has on Alimony Payments
The Effect a New Partnership Has on Alimony Payments
Upon the dissolution of a marriage, some form of spousal support typically follows. The spouse who earns a higher wage and has the experience, education, or opportunity to continue earning a significant income is usually held responsible for paying alimony at some fixed rate. If the parties privately agree to an amount and have it approved by the court, it will be as legally binding as a court-ordered decree. In any case, once an amount of alimony is determined and ordered by the court, the wage-earning party bears the responsibility and legal duty to pay the amount according to the schedule required by the Order.

Alimony may, however, be modified under certain circumstances. It may also be terminated if the other party marries or co-habits with another person.

Enduring a divorce is challenging and complicated. If you are considering divorce or are already engaged in the process without legal representation, call Ross & Ross at (814) 274-8612. We will work hard to overcome the obstacles presented in divorce so you can focus on moving forward.

From offices in Coudersport, Potter County, Pennsylvania, the attorneys at Ross and Ross, LLC serve the personal injury, bankruptcy, social security disability, divorce and family law needs of Western, Northwestern, Central and North Central Pennsylvania including the communities of Coudersport, Galeton, Shinglehouse, West Branch, Smethport, Port Allegany, Bradford, Roulette, and Wellsboro, as well as Potter County, McKean County, Tioga County, Cameron County, Bradford County and other areas of Western PA and Central PA.

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