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How can I lower my alimony obligations?

After a divorce has been finalized in the state of Rhode Island, it is often the case that alimony is awarded to one of the divorcing spouses. This means that one party will need to make payments to the other former spouse for a certain amount of time. These arrangements are rarely permanent, and they are usually seen as a way to help the transition of the divorce become smoother from a financial perspective.

New tax law affects alimony payments

The new tax law was signed in late December 2017 and will affect taxpayers both positively and negatively in 2018. For those who go through a divorce in the coming year, one change is worth noting before filing taxes.

What You Should Know When Seeking Alimony

Getting divorced is widely considered to be a stressful process, to say the least. Not only does the entire process trigger painful emotions, but it also requires an in-depth review of marital property intended for fair property division. If you have been a stay-at-home spouse, then getting divorced can adversely affect your daily source of sustenance. As an unemployed or underemployed spouse, getting alimony is no longer a distant thought, but an immediate possibility with the aid of a considerate Judge.

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