If you have been awarded a series of alimony payments from your ex-spouse in the state of Rhode Island, it is likely that you will be heavily dependent on these payments so that you can maintain your lifestyle.
If you’ve experienced a high conflict divorce, co-parenting with your ex might seem like a daunting prospect, especially if there is lingering hostility and the two of you aren’t on speaking terms. As a form of co-parenting, parallel parenting is a way to parent without spousal contact and may be the best option.
When you are going through a divorce, you might envision that a finalized divorce will mean that you will be completely financially dependent on your spouse. However, this is not always the case. In circumstances where there is a large disparity between each spouse's prospective income, alimony, or spousal support, may be ordered.