Alimony can be a difficult topic to bring up, but if you've been a stay-at-home parent, it's one that you may need to talk about sooner rather than later. When you have put your career aside for your spouse, it's fair to ask that they compensate you as you get back...
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Understanding alimony: Know what to expect
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Jun 21, 2019 | Alimony
One thing that many couples don't want to talk about during a divorce is alimony. Alimony, which is also known as spousal support, is an important factor in some divorces. It is particularly common for a couple to have to discuss alimony if they have a large...
Understand alimony pendente lite and your rights
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Apr 10, 2019 | Alimony
There are a few kinds of alimony in Maryland. These include alimony pendente lite, temporary alimony and indefinite alimony. Most people have heard of rehabilitative and indefinite alimony, but if you haven't heard of pendente lite, you're not alone. Alimony pendente...
Divorce courts: More women paying alimony to exes
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Jan 3, 2019 | Alimony
In a report from May 2018, an interesting discussion about alimony was started. Gender equality is always an important part of the justice system, and that means that women are to be held to the same standards as men. It seems that is happening because studies show...
Does alimony still serve a purpose?
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Oct 25, 2018 | Alimony
If you are the so-called "moneyed spouse" who is about to pay a great deal of money each month in alimony to your ex-spouse, you may be of the opinion that alimony is an antiquated concept that should be relegated to the history books. While, in some contexts, you may...
When does alimony end?
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Oct 11, 2018 | Alimony
Many types of court orders can come out of a Maryland divorce. One is an alimony award. When one person is ordered to pay alimony to another, how long does this obligation last? It depends. For one, the specific terms of the alimony award have an impact on this front....
Factors that go into deciding alimony 6payments
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Jul 25, 2018 | Alimony
While alimony can be a tough subject for those getting divorced in Maryland to discuss, it will need to be addressed at some point. In some cases, an individual who may be entitled to support may choose to waive his or her right to it. However, this is generally a bad...
Alimony may still be an option after the Tax Cut and Jobs Act
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | May 29, 2018 | Alimony
Divorces finalized after the start of 2019 will see significant changes in the way the IRS looks at alimony. In the past, alimony was a tax-deductible expense for the payer and considered income for the recipient. Starting at the beginning of the year, divorcing...
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