How much alimony will I have to pay?

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How much alimony will I have to pay?

Property division is a key concern for many divorcing couples. While this includes bank and retirement accounts, real estate, and pieces of personal property, it can also include alimony. But if you’re confronting an alimony fight, then you probably have two questions on your mind: how long is alimony going to last and how much is it going to cost? These are good question, and we hope to provide some guidance here.

Factors that go into how much alimony will be paid

Although you’re certainly free to negotiate a spousal support arrangement that works for you and your former spouse, the chances are good that you’ll have to address the matter in court. When a judge is tasked with issuing an order on alimony, then he or she will consider a number of factors. Among them are the following:

Keep in mind that these are just some of factors that the court will take into consideration, and it has the ability to look at any other factors that it deems relevant to issue an order for the appropriate amount of spousal support.

How long will alimony last?

Alimony will last a certain period of time as specified by law and the facts at hand. In New Jersey, each of the following options exist for alimony:

We know that alimony disputes can be highly contentious, but there’s also a lot on the line. That’s why you need to know how to navigate the law if you hope to position yourself for success. Fortunately, you don’t have to figure out how to navigate these challenges on your own. Instead, you can work closely with an experienced legal professional who can fight for the fair and just outcome that you deserve.