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Alimony is a legal obligation on a person to provide .... Many U.S. states are 'no- fault' states, where one does not have to show fault to get divorced. No-fault divorce spares ...

Best and Worst States for Getting a Divorce - ABC News


Nov 14, 2011 ... Move to Georgia, where adultery is a bar to alimony. Randall M. ... In 1970 California became the first state to offer no-fault divorce. New York ...

Alimony (Spousal Support) Laws | DivorceNet.com


Some states, like Texas, have laws limiting alimony payments to a certain period of time. In other places, alimony ends automatically when the spouse receiving ...

Divorce States: The Best And Worst - AskMen


Aug 9, 2010 ... Now most states allow "no-fault" divorce, where the spouse asking ... Each state has different rules for splitting up property, awarding alimony ...

What Divorcing Women Need To Know About Alimony 'Reform'


May 17, 2013 ... State laws about alimony vary widely, but in general, alimony is paid in one ... years or less), the default provision would be for no alimony at all.

In Many States, Alimony Reform Has Gone Too Far - Forbes


Jul 12, 2011 ... Image via Wikipedia Over the past few years, an alimony reform ... with little or no income of their own have lost their voice in state legislatures ...

Jail Becomes Home for Husband Stuck With Lifetime Alimony ...


Aug 26, 2013 ... “It's a circle of hell there's just no way out of,” Schochet said. ... Three states have enacted laws abolishing permanent alimony with caveats ...

Alimony: What You Need to Know Before Divorce | Nolo.com


Learn about how alimony works and what to expect before filing for divorce. ... also known in some states as "spousal support" or "maintenance" -- are alive and ... your children no longer need a full-time parent at home; a judge determines that ...

Taking the 'Permanent' Out of Permanent Alimony | Personal ...


Jan 23, 2013 ... Unless Carter wins the court's favor, there's seemingly no end in sight. In fact ... Frisher would like to see alimony in his state limited to half of the ...

Spousal Support in Different States | LegalMatch Law Library


Jan 14, 2014 ... Most states have cut back greatly on permanent spousal support, which is where a person ... There's no fee to post your case to local lawyers.

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Alimony States - Divorce - LoveToKnow


Jan 10, 2011 ... An alimony state is one that has enacted a statute permitting a spouse with a lower income or who cannot work full time to request payments ...

The Greatest and Nastiest States for Alimony - Guyvorce


Aug 6, 2016 ... One of the slowest states to reform their alimony laws. They held out on legalizing no-fault divorces until 2010. The delay cost litigants ...

States no longer wedded to idea of alimony for life - Washington Times


Jul 28, 2011 ... The traditional idea that post-divorce alimony payments should last "until death do us part" may itself be on its deathbed.