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Can my ex-spousal decrease my alimony after I been received

Can my ex-spousal decrease my alimony after I been received for 28 years? In my divorce decree said that the alimony will stop when I remarry or my ex-spousal die.Thank you for your help.

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Divorce - I have been a non-working wife for the whole 18

Divorce - I have been a non-working wife for the whole 18 years of marriage - husband filed for divorce to stop me from moving out of State with two teen boys & prevented me fromAccepting a job.After 1 1/2 years of fighting for divorce, I succumbed to living together again yet in separate bedrooms in order to give my boys and self financial & emotional stability. We are now about to close on a new house - husband refusing to put house in my name, he has taken me off all joint credit cards and banking....so, he just gives me money as I need it. I am not comfortable with this situation.I am wondering should I get Legally Separated (live in Georgia) or should I have a Post Nup drawn up, any other advice??

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54 year old Husband makes $180K/yr years in Florida, wife

54 year old Husband makes $180K/yr for several years in Florida, wife makes $13K/year, married 28 years, kids are gone, $1,000,000 in assets split 50/50....what should the wife expect to get in permanent alimony per month?

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My wife and I live in Atlanta. We are looking a divorce

My wife and I live in Atlanta. We are looking for get a divorce "irreconcilable differences". I am the bread provider and we have been married for approx 4 years.Below is a quick summary of my current situation:• Got divorced in 2009 (after 22 years) – paying “permanent alimony” of a significant amount• Got remarried in 2012 to my current wife that came to the US under a fiancée visa. Getting married was the only way for her to stay in the country but nevertheless we had intentions of staying together if things worked out• No kids together• Although I have a really good salary and job, current financial situation is not great from the point of view of savings, etc. Just got out of the hole from the 1st marriage this year• Just relocated from Jacksonville in January (already has been 6 months)• No prenup, etc. in placeThe main reason that we want to get a divorce is because we lost all trust in each other and the situation is a bit stressful. I guess irreconcilable differences fits here. At this point, I am not sure what she is entitled to given that we have been married for approx. 4 years. I would like to be fair and make sure she gets some $$ to allow her to land on her two feet since I do care for her.I am not sure if she is going to try to get a lot of $$ from me or not and what should is entitled to since there is not much $$ in the bank and we have not purchase a lot of things (other than approx. $15k in furniture) during our time together. She does say that she does not want a single penny from me but at the same time she has indicated that she would want to get an attorney to represent her.At this point I am trying to understand the following:• What is she entitled to by law (by the book)• Does my income plays a role in determining what she is entitled to or is it just a split of the assets we obtain together regardless of my income• What is the most economical way to get this going. Just go to the court house like when we did when we got married or should I get an attorney to drive the process.I look forward to your answer.

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What is the common percentage of income typically is spousal

What is the common percentage of income typically is spousal support for a marriage of 28 years in the state of PA-husband makes 2/3 more than wife?

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I live in the state of TN and me and my husband filed a

I live in the state of TN and me and my husband filed a complaint for divorce ourself and and agreed upon alimony, how do i protect myself from my husband going back in and modifying what he agreed to pay in the future?

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Is there a minimum amount of income that Divorce Court (Judges)

Is there a minimum amount of income that Divorce Court (Judges) will leave to the person paying child support and alimony? For example - can divorce court leave people paying support with less than 25% of their income?

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TJ, Esq.

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I have been married years., two minor children . My

I have been married for 20 years., two minor children . My wife does not work. How much and for how long I have to pay alimony? I make $6800 net a month

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Bill Fix

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Married 17 years, divorce final 1/1/1990. Since then paying

Married 17 years, divorce final 1/1/1990. Since then paying alimony $2672/mo. Current age 69 y.o. tomorrow. I had significant business setbacks in the last 6 months resulting great financial difficulty. I would like to retire in the next year, but I don't think I can keep this alimony going. Must I go to court?JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: I have not.JA: Is there anything else the Family Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: I am remarried. Our children are in their 40's and have children of their own. I own an independent medical practice, but have struggled with a new Electronic Health record that has been difficult to use so my income has taken a dive over the last 6 months.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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