Divorce can be a difficult time for everyone involved. If your former spouse is attempting to hide assets or retain more of the estate than is legal, you will likely have a difficult divorce. In cases where one spouse is attempting to hide assets, the help of an experienced Rhode Island divorce attorney is critical to an equitable and fair outcome the divorce.
Divorce is painful. If your former spouse has custody of your children during the divorce, it can be difficult to adjust. Instead of spending every day with your children, now you see them one night a week and on weekends. As if that weren't bad enough, you also have to pay child support for all the time when you aren't with them. It can be heartbreaking and frustrating, particularly if your former spouse is being antagonistic toward you. If you aren't getting the visitation outlined in the temporary orders, it can be tempting to withhold child support until you get your visitation as promised.
Spousal support, also known as alimony, is nothing more than a monthly payment made from one spouse to another after a divorce. While this sounds simple enough, there is a lot that goes into the process of determining if one party should pay alimony after a divorce.