The Spousal Support in Divorce

The matters and concerns that center on spousal support has become more and more complicated for LGBT relationships. This is more true for couples who were together for many years prior to the laws allowing them to legally marry. The court judges would usually give alimony to a spouse if there’s a big financial need and ability to pay. Still, the discretion is really left up to the court.

Usually, when the marriage has been celebrated long, there are more chances that the judge will give spousal support to the spouse having less income. Since the cases for LGBT couples vary, it is crucial that the court take each case with caution and make decisions founded on equity.

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