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  • Understanding Post-Separation Support

    It costs more to run two households than it does to run one. It stands to reason that a dependent spouse may have problems making ends meet while going through the process of divorce . “Post-separation support” (temporary alimony) is a form of spousal support meant to bridge the gap between the time when one first separates from his or her spouse and obtaining long-term spousal support, called ...
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  • Are You Covered? Your Health Insurance Options

    Navigating a divorce can be, and usually is, overwhelming and frightening. There are multiple things to think about, many of which are in an area you know little or nothing about. During the divorce process, you are confronted with issues of estate planning, taxes, the inner workings of a spouse’s business financials, retirement accounts, and child custody. A small, but essential, area important ...
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  • Your Alimony Aptitude: What Type of Alimony Do You Need & How Will the Court See It?

    By Gregory Forman When considering alimony (sometimes referred to as maintenance), it is important to understand the four basic types of alimony. 1. Permanent periodic alimony : a fixed amount paid at fixed intervals (typically monthly). It does not end until the payor dies or the supported spouse remarries or dies, but it can be modified upon a showing of a change in circumstances. 2. ...
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