How Does Alimony Work in Bridgeport, Connecticut?

divorce-unhappy-mediationIn Connecticut, either party can request alimony.  Alimony is based on many circumstances including the earning capacity of the parties, the ability to acquire future assets.

The rule of thumb is that the alimony is for half the length of the marriage.  The amount is based upon, what is needed to equalize the income of the parties and what the party is short in terms of being able to pay their expenses for the lifestyle that they’ve been accustomed to.

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Fairfield County, Connecticut Attorney David Volman provided personalized legal representation for Family law, personal injury, bankruptcy, criminal cases, real estate & business law.