Posts Tagged ‘alimony’
If I’m Retired, Am I More Likely to Receive Alimony?
As you might have read about in some of our previous blogs, alimony – also known as spousal support – is sometimes awarded to a party in a divorce proceeding. An alimony award may be impacted by the court’s consideration of whether to “impute” income to the spouse seeking alimony. Imputing income is when a…Read More
“Income Imputing” Part 1: What does it mean to “Impute Income” for purposes of Calculating Support?
When a Utah Court decides how to award child support and/or alimony in a divorce or parentage case, the Court takes into consideration each party’s income. The Court wants to know the income of each parent or party before it calculates and decides how to determine child and/or spousal support. However, if one of the…Read More
In My Utah Divorce, How will My Business be Divided?
If you are getting a divorce and you own all or a portion of a business, but your spouse does not own any portion of that business, you might wonder, Will my business be considered a marital asset, to be divided between my spouse and I, even though my spouse wasn’t involved with the business…Read More
If Circumstances have Significantly Changed Since my Divorce, Should my Alimony Obligation Change Too?
Many people who undergo a divorce in Utah are either ordered to receive alimony (“spousal support”), or to pay it. Usually alimony is paid for a certain number of years at a set monthly amount. Unless the decree states otherwise, a monthly alimony obligation will terminate if the receiving ex-spouse either dies or remarries. However,…Read More
A divorce is one of the most stressful things a person can go through – unfortunately, there is just no way of getting around that. And to top if off, people going through a divorce are often, tragically, met with a lack of compassion. Many friends and family members have no idea just how stressful…Read More