Is alimony awarded in every case?

Alimony is a payment from one spouse to the other for continued financial support after the end of a marriage. The court does not always grant these payments in every case.  According to the Rhode Island Bar Association, the court may determine you should receive...

How is alimony calculated?

Alimony, which is sometimes referred to as spousal support, is a hotly contested subject among many divorcing couples. It is intended goal is to ensure the less-qualified spouse is able to support him or herself after the divorce is final and assets have been divided....

Is alimony an outdated idea?

There are many people who think that alimony or spousal support is an idea that is past its expiration date. Since these laws went on the books during a time when equality was not really a thing, and men were the main breadwinners, it leads many people to say that the...