Tag Archives: Spousal Support

What Does a Vocational Expert Do and How Is That Related to Alimony?

Posted Date:March 26, 2016 | Categories:

vocational expert and alimony

Divorce court judges who issue spousal support orders use the disparity between the partners’ current and future earnings as one the most significant factors for calculating alimony payments. Spousal support can also be mediated in a marriage dissolution, but the difference between what one spouse does and could earn and the earnings of the other spouse will still represent a starting point for negotiations.

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Spousal Support: What You Need to Know Before Getting a Divorce

Posted Date:June 30, 2014 | Categories:

Spousal Support and Divorce

If you’re getting a divorce in Ohio, you or your spouse may be entitled to spousal support. Spousal support is money paid by one spouse to the other either during or after the divorce process. Spousal support used to be known as alimony. The court awards spousal support to maintain a standard of living that both spouses were accustomed to during the marriage. Either spouse can be ordered by the court to pay spousal support to the other, as it is based on income rather than gender.

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