Alimony is financial support ordered by the court when a spouse getting a divorce. It’s a legal obligation. This obligation arises from family law. It refers to payments made from one party to the other after separation. Paying alimony helps the other party to maintain the same standard of living after divorce. In general, alimony gives financial supports to the spouse whose income is low.
There are different types of alimony in different states. But mainly they are four types: general term alimony, rehabilitative alimony, reimbursement alimony, and lump-sum alimony.
Alimony lasted usually the duration of their marriage. For example, if your married life lasted for 60 months then you can be charged for 30 or less than 30 months.
An experienced lawyer will guide you to get the right alimony that you need to lead a better life.