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When does spousal support factor in?

Suppose your spouse was the main breadwinner in your family. In that case, you might believe you deserve to receive alimony, or spousal support, once your marriage ends. Although that may be true, your circumstances determine how any payments will factor into the...

Is it time to change the alimony agreement?

Change is one of the few constants in life. Sometimes it is a slow shift over time, at others will be caused by a life-changing event like divorce. Those going through divorce address a complex set of circumstances and make the best decisions possible based on the...

Collect your fair amount of alimony

When a divorce disrupts your standard of living, alimony is there to provide a financial safety net. Alimony is designed to help you maintain a lifestyle that is appropriate for you, your family and your ambitions. In Tennessee, there are several considerations in...

Modifying an alimony obligation

People in Nashville often have many misconceptions about alimony, with many thinking that it is simply a way to punish a spouse financially by forcing them to pay their ex's support, even after their divorce has become final. In a divorce case, if alimony is awarded,...

How long does alimony last?

If a judge in Tennessee orders alimony payments, you may wonder how long they will last. There are some general rules about the length of payments but there are also different types of alimony that will affect how long the payments last. It often depends on your...

Tennessee’s factors in determining alimony

As you enter into divorce proceedings in Nashville, you may be expecting to be awarded alimony (especially if you out your career ambitions on hold to see to the domestic responsibilities in your home while your spouse worked). Many who come to see us here at Rogers,...

An overview of 2019’s new alimony taxes

You may have already heard about the new alimony tax structure on the federal level. Federal taxes have the potential to make a major impact on your finances after divorce. Here is what the new rules could mean for you. You may want to note that these are all federal...

Is alimony an outdated concept?

Alimony, or spousal support, is one of the most common terms spoken about during a divorce, next to child custody and property division. However, the subject of spousal support tends to be contentious and controversial. You and other Tennessee residents may be...

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