If you are facing a divorce, you know that the way assets are divided will have a huge impact on your quality of life in the future. Therefore, it is vital that assets are divided fairly. Unfortunately, many divorcing spouses act without integrity during the divorce proceedings, and they often try to hide assets to prevent them from being divided fairly.
As part of a divorce settlement, some Rhode Island spouses may be awarded alimony payments. These are often paid by the higher-earning spouse for a limited period of time. The spouse who is ordered to pay alimony may not be happy about the ruling, but they are legally obligated to do so unless their request for modification of alimony is accepted.
One of the largest areas of conflict in child support cases can be just how much it really costs to raise that child. What costs do parents need to cover? How much money really goes toward getting a child from the hospital to age 18? When parents do not agree on the costs, they may not agree on how much support each of them should provide.